COVID-19 cases in Hinsdale still rising

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

The DuPage County Health Department reported 51 new cases, and the Cook County Health Department reported 10 new cases.

That brings the total number of reported cases in the village to 1,132, up from 1,071 last week.

Amita Hinsdale Hospital was treating 16 confirmed COVID-19 patients and had four patients awaiting test results on Wednesday, a spokeswoman said.

Community Consolidated District 181 reported 22 new cases from Jan. 6 to 12, including 20 students, one teacher and one staff member. Thirteen of those cases occurred over winter break. The cases were reported to the community Jan. 6 or later.

Hinsdale High School District 86 reported 28 current positive cases Jan. 8, with 41 people in isolation and 23 in quarantine.

The rolling seven-day positivity rate for Region 8, which includes DuPage County, was 10.4 percent on Saturday, compared to 10.1 percent a week prior.

The health departments’ websites are at, and