McHenry County reports 27 new cases of COVID-19, one additional death

Latest death was a man in his 60s, according to county health department

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The McHenry County Department of Health reported 27 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one additional death Friday.

The county's latest death was a man in his 60s, according to the health department.

This brings countywide totals to 4,343 confirmed cases, 118 related deaths and two probable deaths. The county's recovery rate currently sits at 97%.

McHenry County residents have been tested a total of 69,934 times since the pandemic began, according to county-specific data collected by the Illinois Department of Public Health.

The Kane County Health Department reported a total of 12,493 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 327 deaths Friday.

The Lake County Health Department reported a total of 16,170 confirmed cases and 460 related deaths.

Statewide, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported a total of 270,327 confirmed cases and 8,411 related deaths. So far, Illinois has conducted a total of 4,982,856 COVID-19 tests. The statewide recovery rate is 96%.

Among McHenry County ZIP codes, Crystal Lake (60014) had the highest number of COVID-19 cases with a total of 656 confirmed cases, according to county data. Woodstock (60098) follows with 651 cases.

The McHenry County Health Department reports only ZIP code data that is located within McHenry County, a department spokeswoman said. Any discrepancies between county and Illinois Department of Public Health numbers are likely because of the data's provisional nature and because each health department finalizes its data at different times, she said.

Here is the rest of the local breakdown of cases by ZIP code: Harvard (60033) 454; McHenry (60050) 401; Lake in the Hills (60156) 392; Algonquin (60102) 333; Huntley (60142) 281; Cary (60013) 275; Johnsburg and McHenry (60051) 210; Crystal Lake, Bull Valley and Prairie Grove (60012) 150; Marengo (60152) 144; Wonder Lake (60097) 113; Spring Grove (60081) 80; Island Lake (60042) 63; Fox River Grove (60021) 46; Richmond (60071) 46; Hebron (60034) 18; Barrington (60010) 18; and Union (60180) nine.

Three ZIP codes in McHenry County (61038, 60135 and 60072) have reported five cases or fewer, according to the health department.

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