Positive cases continue to increase in Hinsdale

Sixty-eight Hinsdale residents have tested positive for COVID-19 over the past week.

The DuPage County Health Department reported 60 new cases and the Cook County Health Department reported 8 new cases.

That brings the total number of reported cases in the village to 629, up from 561 last week.

Amita Hinsdale Hospital was treating 28 confirmed COVID-19 patients and 20 patients awaiting test results on Wednesday, a spokeswoman said.

Community Consolidated District 181 reported 20 new cases from Nov. 13-16, including 17 students, two teachers and one staff member.

Hinsdale High School District 86 reported 39 current positive cases on Friday, with 89 peoples in isolation and 130 in quarantine.

The rolling seven-day positivity rate for Region 8, which includes DuPage County, was 15.8 percent on Saturday, compared to 14.7 a week prior.

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