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KANE COUNTY – Illinois public health officials on Sunday reported 62 new cases of COVID-19 in Kane County.
One new death was reported on Sunday – a man in his 60s. The number of COVID-19 deaths in Kane County stands at 298. The total number of cases in the county is now 9,200, an increase of 62 since Saturday.
The West Suburban region (DuPage and Kane counties) has seen four days of positivity increases – a decrease in that metric – and four days of hospital admission increases. The region's positivity rate increased slightly to 4.8%, from 4.7% the previous day. Currently 34% of medical/surgical beds are available and 46% of ICU beds.
The positivity rate is the percentage of people who test positive out of all the people tested in a given time period. The World Health Organization has said that in countries that have conducted extensive testing for COVID-19, the positivity rate should remain at 5% or lower for at least 14 days.
Officials report a total of 181,943 statewide, including 7,517 deaths and 197 probable deaths. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from July 26–August 1 is 3.9%
Cases and testing count by zip code:
St. Charles (60174 & 60175) – 289 cases, 5,266 tested; 197 cases, 3,021 tested
Geneva (60134) – 266 cases, 4,056 tested
Batavia (60510) – 209 cases, 4,779 tested
Elburn (60119) – 67 cases, 1,257 tested
Sugar Grove (60554) – 83 cases, 1,661 tested
North Aurora (60542) – 256 cases, 3,395 tested
Aurora (60505 & 60506) – 2,238 cases, 13,862 tested; 1,311 cases, 12,542 tested
Elgin (60123) – 1,068 cases, 9,304 tested
South Elgin (60177) – 399 cases, 3,878 tested