COVID-19 KANE: 93 New Cases; 1 Additional Death Is Woman in Her 60s; Almost 3.4% of Kane Population Vaccinated

COVID-19 KANE: 93 New Cases; 1 Additional Death Is Woman in Her 60s; Almost 3.4% of Kane Population Vaccinated

3PM WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24

93 New Cases; 1 Additional Death Is Woman in Her 60s; 3.35% of Kane Population Vaccinated

Kane County recorded 93 new cases and one additional death today. According to an Illinois Department of Public Health news release, the woman who died was in her 60s.

Kane County’s totals are 50,335 cases and 709 deaths, since the state began recording COVID-19 data by county.

Kane County’s test positivity rate took another sizeable drop and is now at 4.1%. That compares to the state’s seven-day test positivity rate of 2.8%. for the period from Feb. 17-23.

Kane County has vaccinated 17,873 people, or about 3.35% of the population.

According to the state’s COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Data page, about 35% of Kane County’s 65-and-over population has received the vaccine, and about 9.7% of the county’s 16-to-64-year-old population has received the vaccine.

Peoria is the leading jurisdiction, according to the state chart. About 82.3% of Peoria’s 65-and-older population and about 14.7% of its 16-to-64-year-olds have been vaccinated.

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