COVID-19 cases still climbing in Hinsdale

Twenty-nine Hinsdale residents have been diagnosed with a confirmed case of COVID-19 over the past week.

The DuPage County Health Department reported 24 new cases and the Cook County Health Department reported 5 new cases. That brings the total number of confirmed cases in the village to 487, up from 458 last week.

Amita Hinsdale Hospital had 17 confirmed COVID-19 patients and 12 patients awaiting test results on Wednesday, a spokeswoman said.

Community Consolidated District 181 reported 11 new cases on Nov. 2. The cases include eight students (two at Madison and one each at Elm, Hinsdale Middle School, The Lane, Oak, Clarendon Hills Middle School and Walker), two staff members (one at HMS and one at Oak) and one substitute teacher (at Oak).

Hinsdale High School District 86 reported 15 current positive cases on Friday, with 90 people in isolation and 69 in quarantine.

The rolling seven-day positivity rate for Region 8, which includes DuPage County, was 11.6 percent on Saturday.

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