Rise in COVID-19 cases slowing in Hinsdale

The number of Hinsdale residents who have been diagnosed with a confirmed case of COVID-19 hit 380 on Sept. 22, compared to 368 a week ago.

The DuPage County Health Department reported 340 confirmed cases in Hinsdale and the Cook County Health Department reported 40 confirmed cases in the village.

A total of 168 confirmed cases and 34 deaths are associated with ManorCare in Hinsdale, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. Those numbers include residents and staff who might not be DuPage County residents.

Amita Hinsdale Hospital had three confirmed COVID-19 patients and one patient awaiting test results on Wednesday, a spokesman said.

DuPage County has reached 16,757 confirmed cases, including 549 deaths, up from 16,284 cases and 546 deaths a week ago.

The rolling seven-day positivity rate for Region 8, which includes DuPage County, was 5.7 percent Wednesday.

The number of confirmed cases in towns neighboring Hinsdale are as follows:

• Burr Ridge, 265

• Clarendon Hills, 162

• Oak Brook, 194

• Western Springs, 225

• Westmont, 550

The health departments’ websites are at https://www.dph.illinois.gov, https://www.dupagehealth.org and https://www.cookcountypublichealth.org.