Number of COVID-19 cases in town hits 1,000

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

The DuPage County Health Department reported 54 new cases, and the Cook County Health Department reported four new cases.

That brings the total number of reported cases in the village to 1,001, up from 943 last week.

Amita Hinsdale Hospital was treating 17 confirmed COVID-19 patients and had two patients awaiting test results on Tuesday, a spokeswoman said.

Community Consolidated District 181 and Hinsdale High School District 86 are on winter break.

The rolling seven-day positivity rate for Region 8, which includes DuPage County, was 8.7 percent Friday, compared to 10.5 percent a week prior.