DeKALB – DeKalb County reported its fewest recorded cases of COVID-19 in 2022 on Tuesday, marking the continued decline in reported viral activity in the area. However, reported cases do not include cases identified by home tests.
The county reported 10 more COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases to 22,993. No new deaths were reported, leaving the death toll at 189. 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.
Another 26 residents of DeKalb County were fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health, and 23 booster shots were administered in the county Tuesday.
Admissions and positivity rate
As of Tuesday, there were 28 intensive beds available in the region, according to state data.
That seven-day rolling positivity rate for region 1, which runs north to Rockford and west to the Iowa border, is 3%. DeKalb County’s positivity rate is 2.4%. Positivity rates are reported with a three-day data delay. Region 1 also reported a seven-day average of 63 COVID-19 patients admitted.
According to IDPH145,680 total vaccine doses have been administered to residents of DeKalb County, and 57,833 residents – 57.5% 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, 28,828 booster shots had been given to county residents. The rolling seven-day average of doses administered to county residents is 81.
IDPH reported that 3,033,061 Illinoisans has tested positive for COVID-19, while 32,803 have died across the country. The department reported that at least 54,708,141 tests have been administered to date. This does not include self-tests given at home.
Vaccination by postcode
Updated vaccination according to postcode data shows the percentage of residents of DeKalb County zip codes who have been fully vaccinated per. February 23rd. These data are preliminary and will be updated every Wednesday according to IDPH and use 2018 federal population data.
• 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, 63.15% are fully vaccinated.
• 60115 (DeKalb) Zip code, 50.04% are fully vaccinated.
• 60135 (Genoa), 61.92% are fully vaccinated.
• 60145 (Kingston), 45.72% are fully vaccinated.
• 60146 (Kirkland, Fairdale), 46.03% are fully vaccinated.
• 60150 (Malta), 53.25% are fully vaccinated.
• 60151 (Maple Park), 57.48% are fully vaccinated.
• 60178 (Sycamore), 65.88% are fully vaccinated.
• 60520 (Hinckley), 54.88% are fully vaccinated.
• 60548 (Sandwich), 54.35% are fully vaccinated.
• 60550 (Shabbona), 48.76% are fully vaccinated.
• 60552 (Somonauk), 52.01% are fully vaccinated.
• 60556 (Waterman), 52.64% are fully vaccinated.
Total care settings
The total care center in outbreak mode is eight, according to DeKalb County Health Department. Some facilities’ vaccination data are not publicly available.
From February 25:
• Lincolnshire Place in Sycamore reports 21 cases, 16 among staff and five among residents. Someone from the facility is dead.
• The Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center in DeKalb reports 62 cases: 52 employees and 10 residents. According to IDPH97.57% of Oak Crest employees are fully vaccinated along with 100% of residents per. January 14th.
• Prairie Crossing Rehabilitation in Shabbona reports 42 cases: 25 employees and 17 residents. 67.69% of employees are vaccinated and 97.96% of residents.
• The DeKalb County Rehab and Nursing Center in DeKalb reports 53 cases: 49 employees and four residents and two deaths. 78.82% of its employees are fully vaccinated and 93.33% of the residents.
• Prairie Crossing Supportive Living reports 12 cases: five employees and seven residents.
• The Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion in Sandwich reports 77 cases: 26 employees, 51 residents and seven resident deaths. 82.91% of the staff are fully vaccinated and 84.72% of the residents.
• Sandwich Rehabilitation and Health Center reports 11 cases: nine employees, two residents.
• Aperion Care in DeKalb reports 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.
The reported death this week was a resident in his 40s, according to county data.
Pr. On February 18, there were 5,646 cases among residents aged 19 or younger, 4,958 in their 20s, 3,515 in their 30s, 2,922 in their 40s, 2,641 in their 50s, 1,731 in their 610s and 66s in 80s. their 80s or older.
Of the 189 total deaths reported in DeKalb County by local health authorities as of February 18, 97 were among residents in 80s or older, 29 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.