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Saturday, October 31, 2020

KANKAKEE RECORD: County Health reports 40 new COVID-19 on Tuesday

Kankakee County announced a record number of COVID-19 cases for a 24-hour span on Tuesday, announcing 40 new cases in the past 24 hours.  The announcement brings cases for the county to 478 since the pandemic began. 

The announcement immediately precedes the County’s worst recorded single day case count in nearly a month Monday when 23 new cases were announced. The previous record high for a single 24-hour stretch was on April 10th when 32 cases were announced in a single day.

The Health Department also announced one new death today in the County from COVID-19 complications, bringing the countywide total to 31 since the pandemic began.  Total recoveries increased today rising from 101 to 115 as of Tuesday afternoon. Cases announced Tuesday afternoon included ages ranging from teens to 80s.

Ages 20-29 and 40-49 tied in reporting today for the first slot with 9 reported new cases.  That was followed by Ages 30-39 and 50-59 for second place with 7 each reporting new cases.

Here’s how cases break down across Kankakee County via confirmed Zip Codes entering the weekend:

  • 20 Cases (Manteno)
  • 64 Cases (Bourbonnais)
  • 23 Cases (Bradley)
  • 234 Cases (Kankakee)
  • 10 Cases (St. Anne)
  • 12 Cases (Momence)
  • 15 Cases (Pembroke)
  • 7 Cases (Chebanse)

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