County cases rise to 10,096


Patrick Murphy | Northern Star

The DeKalb County Health Department.

Northern Star Staff

DeKALB — The DeKalb County Health Department announced Friday the number of positive COVID-19 cases increased to 10,096.

Among those who’ve tested positive for the coronavirus, 1,808 are younger than 19, 2,455 are in their 20s, 1,514 are in their 30s, 1,378 are in their 40s, 1,249 are in their 50s, 835 are in their 60s, 447 are in their 70s and 410 are 80 or older.

As of Friday, 117 people have died from the coronavirus in the county, according to the DCHD.

DeKalb County has administered 72,488 vaccines as of Friday, and 32,108 county residents are fully vaccinated, 30% of the county population, according to state vaccine data.

Statewide, there are 1.3 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 22,369 recorded deaths as of 5 p.m. Friday, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

The state has fully vaccinated 4.6 million residents as of Friday, 36% of the state population.