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44 New Coronavirus Cases Announced In Buffalo Grove In Last Week

BUFFALO GROVE, IL — Like every other municipality in Illinois, the Village of Buffalo Grove has been dealing with its own unique data points regarding the coronavirus. According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, 759 people have contracted COVID-19 in Buffalo Grove since the outbreak began. That is an increase of 44 cases since Oct. 2. For further comparison, there was an increase of 24 cases between Sept. 25-Oct. 2.

The Lake County Health Department reports there have been 17,946 confirmed cases in Lake County. That’s an increase of 638 cases since Oct. 2. For further comparison, there was an increase of 668 cases between Sept. 25-Oct. 2. In addition, there have been 480 deaths, marking an increase of four 12 since Oct. 2. For further comparison, there was an increase of 12 deaths between Sept. 25-Oct. 2.

Here is a breakdown of Lake County cases by age. As of Friday afternoon, there has been no update to these numbers since prior to Sept. 25:

  • Less than 20 (2,550 cases for an increase of 143 since Sept. 11, compared to 229 between Sept. 4-11)

  • 20-29 (3,224 cases for an increase of 112, compared to 200)

  • 30-39 (2,252 cases for an increase of 52, compared to 94)

  • 40-49 (2,448 for an increase of 51, compared to 117)

  • 50-59 (2,266 for an increase of 60, compared to 95)

  • 60-69 (1,390 for an increase of 17, compared to 59)

  • 70-79 (723 for an increase of seven, compared to 19)

  • 80-89 (515 for an increase of six, compared to nine)

  • 90 and older (305 for an increase of two, compared to five)

The Lake County recovery rate from the coronavirus is currently 96.6 percent. Recovered cases are defined as persons with initial positive specimen collection date greater than 42 days who have not expired. The Recovery rate is calculated as the recovered cases divided by the sum of recovered cases and total deceased cases.

The Illinois Department of Public Health reports 19,912 people have been tested across Buffalo Grove (zip codes 60069, 60089) as of Friday. That’s an increase of 1,080 people tested since Oct. 2. For further comparison, there was an increase of 1,166 tests between Sept. 25-Oct. 2.

According to the Cook County Medical Examiner, 21 people have died due to COVID-19 in the Cook County portion of Buffalo Grove since April 6. The last reported death was on Sept. 29.

Here is a breakdown of COVID-19 related deaths by date in Buffalo Grove:

  • April 6 — 1

  • April 10 — 1

  • April 14 — 1

  • April 16 — 1

  • April 19 — 2

  • May 4 — 1

  • May 5 — 1

  • May 10 — 1

  • May 17 — 1

  • May 23 — 2

  • June 5 — 1

  • June 6 —1

  • June 11 — 1

  • June 12 — 1

  • June 13 — 1

  • June 28 — 1

  • July 1 — 1

  • Aug. 23 — 1

  • Sept. 29 — 1

According to the medical examiner, the age breakdown for the