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Number of COVID-19 cases ticks up in town

 

Last updated 10/14/2020 at 3:05pm | View PDF



The number of Hinsdale residents who have been diagnosed with a confirmed case of COVID-19 hit 422 this week, compared to 405 a week ago.

The DuPage County Health Department reported 376 confirmed cases in Hinsdale and the Cook County Health Department reported 46 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 four confirmed COVID-19 patients and seven patients awaiting test results on Wednesday, a spokeswoman said.

As of Friday, Community Consolidated District 181 did not report any new cases and remains with five confirmed student cases. Hinsdale High School District 86 reported two new confirmed cases, with 26 people in isolation and 18 in quarantine.

DuPage County has recorded 19,556 confirmed cases, including 583 deaths, up from 18,382 cases and 568 deaths a week ago.

The rolling seven-day positivity rate for Region 8, which includes DuPage County, was 6.7 percent on Sunday.

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

• Burr Ridge, 297

• Clarendon Hills, 185

• Oak Brook, 217

• Western Springs, 266

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

 
 

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