County cases rise to 4,848

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DeKalb County Health Department employee walks to her car with a mask on.

Northern Star Staff

DeKALB — The DeKalb County Health Department announced Friday the number of positive COVID-19 cases increased to 4,848.

Among those who’ve tested positive for the coronavirus, 815 are younger than 19, 1,190 are in their 20s, 686 are in their 30s, 710 are in their 40s, 648 are in their 50s, 401 are in their 60s, 219 are in their 70s and 179 are 80 or older.

As of Friday, 46 people have died from the coronavirus in the county, according to the DCHD.

At DeKalb County Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 2600 N. Annie Glidden Road., 24 staff members and one resident have tested positive for COVID-19.

At Oak Crest-DeKalb Area Retirement Center, 2944 Greenwood Acres Drive, 21 staff members and 24 residents are COVID-19 positive. As of Friday, one Oak Crest resident has died from COVID-19.

At Prarie Crossing Living & Rehabilitation Center, 409 W. Comanche Ave., six staff members and one resident have tested positive for COVID-19.

At Bethany Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, 3298 Resource Parkway, 21 staff members and four residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

At Pine Acres Rehabilitation & Living Center, 1212 S. Second St., one staff member and one resident have tested positive for COVID-19.

At Heritage Woods of DeKalb, 2626 N. Annie Glidden Road, five staff members and two residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

Statewide, there are 705,063 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 12,029 recorded deaths as of 5:00 p.m. Friday, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.