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Number of COVID-19 cases continues to fall

 

Last updated 3/3/2021 at 3:09pm | View PDF



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

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

That brings the total number of reported cases in the village to 1,341, up from 1,330 last week.

Amita Hinsdale Hospital had no confirmed COVID-19 patients and had two patients awaiting test results on Wednesday, a spokeswoman said.

Community Consolidated District 181 reported one new cases from Feb. 24 to March 1, which was a student.

Hinsdale High School District 86 reported three current positive cases Feb. 26, with 60 people in isolation and 24 in quarantine.

The rolling seven-day positivity rate for Region 8, which includes DuPage County, was 3.6 percent on Sunday, compared to 3.8 percent a week prior.

Illinois has administered about 2.9 million doses of vaccines, with about 444,000 at long-term care facilities. An average of 84,202 vaccines are being administered daily, compared to 55,917 last week. Seven percent of DuPage County residents are fully vaccinated.

 
 

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