Past week brings 70 new COVID-19 cases

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

The DuPage County Health Department reported 63 new cases, and the Cook County Health Department reported seven new cases.

That brings the total number of reported cases in the village to 1,071, up from 1,001 last week.

Amita Hinsdale Hospital was treating 20 confirmed COVID-19 patients, with no patients awaiting test results on Wednesday, a spokeswoman said.

Community Consolidated District 181 reported 17 new cases from Dec. 27 to Jan. 5, including 11 students, three administrators, two staff members and a teacher.

Hinsdale High School District 86 will not have an update until Jan. 8.

The rolling seven-day positivity rate for Region 8, which includes DuPage County, was 10.1 percent on Saturday, compared to 8.8 percent a week prior.

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