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UPDATED 7:30 P.M. THURSDAY, JUNE 4:
YORKVILLE – The number of COVID-19 related deaths within Kendall County has not increased for more than two weeks, according to Kendall County Health Department data.
County health officials wrote in a Thursday, June 4 news release the department is reporting a total of 860 cases of COVID-19 and a total of 504 in recovery, meaning they have been asymptomatic for at least 72 hours. Since May 18, the total number of COVID-19 related deaths from the county has remained at 22, according to county health data.
From Wednesday to Thursday, there were seven new cases of COVID-19 reported from Kendall County, according to county health data. There were 18 new cases in recovery reported during that same time frame.
The update comes after Kendall County Coroner Jacquie Purcell confirmed May 28 there were no additional COVID-19-related deaths occurring within the county's borders since May 11. She had said the office also will no longer provide weekly updates of such deaths in the county due to lack of information coming in weekly but will disperse notable updates as they come going forward.
More than half of the individuals to contract COVID-19 – 57% – reside in either Oswego, 26%; Plano, 17%; or Oswego Township, 14%, according to Thursday's county health data. Women account for 54% of all county COVID-19 cases while men account for 46%, the data shows.
According to Illinois Department of Public Health data by ZIP code, there have been 656 people tested for COVID-19 in 60548 with 76 confirmed cases, 990 tested in 60545 with 151 confirmed cases, 1,147 tested in 60560 with 100 confirmed cases, 1,864 tested in 60538 with 292 confirmed cases and 2,056 tested in 60543 with 255 confirmed cases as of Thursday.
The average percentage of how many of those tests returned positive for COVID-19 between the five ZIP codes is 12.7%, according to state data. Less than 1% of the population of Kendall County has tested positive for the illness thus far, according to county and U.S. Census Bureau data.
About 59% of all reported COVID-19 cases within Kendall County were in recovery as of Thursday, according to county health department data. About 37% are recovering at home, whether it's a traditional residence or a long-term care facility, and about 1% are in the hospital.
More than half of Kendall County's confirmed COVID-19 cases involve individuals between the ages of 30 and 59, per county health data. The data shows that patients in their 30s account for 17% of all COVID-19 cases, while patients in their 40s account for 20% and patients in their 50s account for 18% of the cases.