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Spike in number of COVID-19 deaths in Kane County reported Wednesday

16 deaths, 131 new cases reported

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KANE COUNTY – The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 16 new deaths from COVID-19 in Kane County Wednesday, along with 131 new cases of the virus. Kane County has 4,813 total cases and 136 deaths, according to IDPH.

The recent deaths are 1 female 40s, 2 males 40s, 1 female 60s, 3 males 60s, 3 females 70s, 1 female 80s, 2 males 80s and 2 female 90s.

Health officials also announced 2,388 additional cases of COVID-19 and 147 deaths statewide on Wednesday. Illinois has 100,418 cases with 4,525 deaths. Labs reported 21,029 tests over the past 24 hours. The state's rolling positivity rate is 14%.

Cases and testing count by zip code:

St. Charles (60174 & 60175) – 125 cases, 1,323 tested; 62 cases, 696 tested

Geneva (60134) – 105 cases, 762 tested

Batavia (60510) – 81 cases, 862 tested

Elburn (60119) – 28 cases, 302 tested

Sugar Grove (60554) – 31 cases, 353 tested

North Aurora (60542) – 102 cases, 729 tested

Aurora (60505 & 60506) – 1,363 cases, 3,929 tested; 759 cases, 3,367 tested

Elgin (60123) – 516 cases, 2,182 tested

South Elgin (60177) – 189 cases, 789 tested

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