COVID-19 UPDATE: Kane Passes 500,000 Vaccinations; Experts Concerned About Fall Surge; Check Out CDC's 'Vulnerability Index'

COVID-19 UPDATE: Kane Passes 500,000 Vaccinations; Experts Concerned About Fall Surge; Check Out CDC’s ‘Vulnerability Index’

State of Illinois COVID-19 Data




OVERVIEW: Coronavirus Infections Could Surge in Fall if Vaccinations Lag

Some health experts say coronavirus — primarily in the form of the Delta variant — could cause a surge in cases this fall if 75% or fewer eligible American remain unvaccinated.

Former Food and Drug Administration chief Scott Gottlieb said made that assessment during the Sunday talk show circuit, according to the Washington Post.

Health officials already have seen significant upticks of cases in states where the vaccination rates are lower. Want to know what areas are most vulnerable? Click this link to the Centers for Disease Control’s COVID-19 Pandemic Vulnerability Index.

Some good news is that COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have dipped below 300 a day for the first time since March 2020, according to USA Today.

KANE COUNTY: 38 New Cases, 1 Death Over Weekend; County Passes 500,000 Vaccinations

From Friday to today, Kane County recorded 38 new COVID-19 cases and one COVID-19-related death.

The totals to date are 59,457 positive cases and 808 deaths.

According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, Kane County’s seven-day test positivity rate is 1.4%.

There are 242,847 fully vaccinated Kane County residents, accounting for 45.46% of the total population.

Kane County passed another milestone, recording more than a half-million doses of COVID-19 administered to date. As of today, 503,049 vaccine doses have been administered in Kane County.

ILLINOIS: 755 New Cases, 26 Deaths Since Friday

The state of Illinois recorded 755 new cases and 26 deaths since Friday related to COVID-19.

The totals to date are 1,389,443 confirmed cases and 23,159 COVID-19-related deaths statewide.

The seven-day test positivity rate for Kane-DuPage Region 8 remains at .08%.

So far, 5,952,379 Illinois residents are fully vaccinated, accounting for 46.72% of the population.

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