Long-term care facilities in DeKalb County reporting COVID-19 outbreaks down to 4 – Shaw Local
Long-term care facilities in DeKalb County reporting COVID-19 outbreaks down to 4 – Shaw Local

Long-term care facilities in DeKalb County reporting COVID-19 outbreaks down to 4 – Shaw Local

DeKALB – The number of long-term care facilities in DeKalb County that have reported COVID-19 activity in the past month is down to four, according to state health data.

Health authorities also reported 11 new COVID-19 cases Friday as DeKalb County’s positivity rate remains below 2%.

The new reported virus cases bring the total number to 23,154, 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.

No new deaths were reported, leaving the death toll at 194. According to county health data, one death in the past week was a resident in the 60s.

According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, 15 more residents were fully vaccinated during the past 24 hours, while 18 more booster shots were administered in the county.

Admissions and positivity rate

As of Friday, 30 of 138 intensive care units 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 1.8%. The positivity rate for DeKalb County is 1.5%. Positivity rates are reported with a three-day data delay. Region 1 also reported a seven-day average of 35 COVID-19 patients admitted.

According to IDPH146,755 total vaccine doses have been administered to DeKalb County residents and 58,223 residents – 58% of the county’s population of 100,420, according to data from the US Census Bureau from 2020 – have been fully vaccinated. As of Friday, 29,273 booster shots had been given to county residents. The 7-day rolling average of doses administered to county residents is 48.

IDPH reported 3,053,185 cases in Illinois which tested positive for COVID-19, while 33,198 have died across the country. The department reported that at least 56,328,379 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 16. These data are preliminary and will be updated every Wednesday, according to IDPHand uses federal population data from 2018.

From March 16:

• 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, 63.43% are fully vaccinated.

• 60115 (DeKalb) Zip code, 50.59% are fully vaccinated.

• 60135 (Genoa), 62.37% are fully vaccinated.

• 60145 (Kingston), 46.17% are fully vaccinated.

• 60146 (Kirkland, Fairdale), 46.4% are fully vaccinated.

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

• 60151 (Maple Park), 57.53% are fully vaccinated.

• 60178 (Sycamore), 66.34% are fully vaccinated.

• 60520 (Hinckley), 55.41% are fully vaccinated.

• 60548 (Sandwich), 54.82% are fully vaccinated.

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

• 60552 (Somonauk), 52.51% are fully vaccinated.

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

Total care settings

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

From March 18:

• The Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center in DeKalb has reported 64 cases: 53 employees and 11 residents. According to IDPH97.72% of Oak Crest employees are fully vaccinated along with 100% of residents.

• The DeKalb County Rehab and Nursing Center in DeKalb has reported 53 cases: 49 employees and four residents and two deaths. 78.86% of its employees and 94.57% 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. Per IDPH, 84.62% of staff and 95.12% of residents are fully vaccinated.

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 18, there have been 5,722 cases among residents aged 19 or under, 4,995 in the 20s, 3,553 in the 30s, 2,941 in the 40s, 2,667 in the 50s, 1,737 in the 60s, 865 in the 70s and 673 in the 80s or older.

The one COVID-19 death in DeKalb County in the week of March 14 was a resident in his 60s. Of the 194 total deaths reported in DeKalb County by local health officials as of March 18: 100 were among residents in 80s or older, 30 were in 70s, 35 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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