DeKalb County COVID-19 positivity rate remains below 2% Tuesday – Shaw Local
DeKalb County COVID-19 positivity rate remains below 2% Tuesday – Shaw Local

DeKalb County COVID-19 positivity rate remains below 2% Tuesday – Shaw Local

DeKALB – Health authorities reported four new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours as the county’s positivity rate remains below 2%.

The newly reported virus cases bring the total number to 23,126, according to state data. Case data do not include positive cases identified through home virus tests and may not include test results waiting to be reported from detained laboratories.

As of Tuesday, another DeKalb County resident had died of COVID-19, bringing the total death toll to 194.

According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, 21 new residents were fully vaccinated within the last 24 hours, while a further 16 booster shots were given in the county.

Admissions and positivity rate

As of Monday, 26 out of 138 intensive care beds are available in region 1, according to state data.

That seven-day rolling positivity rate for the region, which runs north to Rockford and west to the Iowa border, is 2.1%. The positivity rate for DeKalb County is 1.8%. Positivity rates are reported with a three-day data delay. Region 1 also reported a seven-day average of 38 COVID-19 patients admitted.

According to IDPHA total of 146,600 vaccine doses have been administered to residents of DeKalb County, and 58,175 residents – 58% of the county’s population of 100,420, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau from 2020 – have been fully vaccinated. As of Tuesday, 29,198 booster shots had been given to county residents. The 7-day rolling average of doses administered to county residents is 44.

IDPH reported that 3,049,616 Illinoisans has tested positive for COVID-19, while 33,139 have died across the country. The department reported that at least 56,009,446 tests have been administered to date. This does not include self-tests given at home.

Vaccination by postcode

Updated vaccination by zip code data shows the percentage of residents of DeKalb County zip codes who have been fully vaccinated per. March 11. These data are preliminary and will be updated every Wednesday, according to IDPHand uses federal population data from 2018.

From March 11:

• 60111 (includes Clare) zip code, 98.67% of the population is fully vaccinated (100% of residents have received at least one dose).

• 60112 (Cortland) zip code, 63.29% fully vaccinated.

• 60115 (DeKalb) Zip code, 50.47% are fully vaccinated.

• 60135 (Genoa), 62.25% are fully vaccinated.

• 60145 (Kingston), 49.49% are fully vaccinated.

• 60146 (Kirkland, Fairdale), 46.05% are fully vaccinated.

• 60150 (Malta), 53.37% are fully vaccinated.

• 60151 (Maple Park), 57.5% are fully vaccinated.

• 60178 (Sycamore), 66.22% are fully vaccinated.

• 60520 (Hinckley), 55.3% are fully vaccinated.

• 60548 (Sandwich), 54.75% are fully vaccinated.

• 60550 (Shabbona), 49.04% are fully vaccinated.

• 60552 (Somonauk), 52.42% are fully vaccinated.

• 60556 (Waterman), 52.83% are fully vaccinated.

Total care settings

Eight ward care settings have reported outbreaks within the past 30 days, according to the DeKalb County Health Department. Some facilities’ vaccination data are not publicly available.

From March 11:

• The Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center in DeKalb has reported 64 cases: 53 employees and 11 residents. According to IDPH98.45% of Oak Crest employees are fully vaccinated along with 100% of residents.

• Prairie Crossing Supportive Living has reported 12 cases: five employees and seven residents.

• The DeKalb County Rehab and Nursing Center in DeKalb has reported 53 cases: 49 employees and four residents and two deaths. 78.57% of its employees and 92.25% of the residents are fully vaccinated at the facility.

• Sandwich Rehabilitation and Health Center has reported 12 cases: 10 employees and two residents. According to IDPH, 84.78% of its staff and 90.91% of its residents are fully vaccinated.

• Aperion Care in DeKalb has reported 44 cases: 26 employees, 18 residents and one death.

The state considers a facility in an outbreak state if new viral activity is allegedly linked to the facility within 30 days. If the facility goes 30 days without reporting new activity, it will be removed from the health ministry’s outbreak website, health officials have said.

The state does not update numbers on long-term care facilities if a person has fully recovered. The figures remain listed in total during the duration of the outbreak.

Cases, Deaths in DeKalb County

The following is an overview of cases and deaths from COVID-19 according to the DeKalb County Health Department, updated on Friday. Reported cases may not show how many actual cases are in the county because local and state data do not include cases identified through home tests that are not reported to laboratories.

Pr. On March 11, there were 5,705 cases among residents aged 19 or under, 4,986 in their 20s, 3,544 in their 30s, 2,935 in their 40s, 2,662 in their 50s, 1,735 in their 60s and 76s in 70s and 76s. their 80s or older.

Of the 193 total deaths reported in DeKalb County by local health authorities as of March 11: 100 were among residents in 80s or older, 30 were in 70s, 34 in 60s, 18 in 50s, six in age. 40s, three in their 30s, one in his 20s and an infant.

Neither state nor local data specify how many cases are associated with COVID-19 variants.

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