Kankakee County reports 52 cases Monday, most single day reported since May 26th

Date:

Share post:

KANKAKEE – The Kankakee County Health Department reported 52 new cases of COVID-19 in the largest single day report in the County since late May. There have now been 2,123 to date since the pandemic began in the County.

As of Monday, 597 active cases were reported in the County, with eight currently hospitalized due to the virus. No new deaths were reported on Monday and remain at 67.

On Friday, the 60901 zip code eclipsed 1,000 cases and now stand at 1021 since the pandemic began. New numbers come as nearly half of all school districts in Kankakee County are now reporting cases among their communities.

Among Monday’s new COVID-19 cases included 8 school-aged residents teenage age and younger.

“Remember that even when participating in events, it is important to social distance and wear a face covering.” The Kankakee County Health Department said in a statement on Monday.

Kankakee County’s newly formed Region 7, which includes Will County, will likely see new mitigations take place Tuesday from the State of Illinois due to a lack of control of numbers regarding the novel coronavirus.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

Jeep vs. Garbage Truck crash on Route 50 sends three to Hospital

KANKAKEE - Three people were hospitalized after a crash Tuesday morning involving a garbage truck. According to Illinois State Police...

Man allegedly stole nearly $2k in Meds from Peotone CVS 

PEOTONE - Police are searching for information on a man who allegedly stole nearly $2,000 worth of over the...

Christmas Light Map showcases 2022 noteworthy locations throughout Chicagoland 

CHICAGO - A Google Map featuring some of Chicagoland’s most decorated homes has emerged online just in time for...

Christmas Is Coming To Perry Farm

BOURBONNAIS — Christmas on the Farm is coming to Perry Farm next Saturday, December 3rd. The event runs 9 a.m....