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A dozen new COVID-19 cases reported in village

 

Last updated 3/10/2021 at 3:32pm | View PDF



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

The DuPage County Health Department reported 11 new cases, and the Cook County Health Department reported one new case.

That brings the total number of reported cases in the village to 1,353, up from 1,341 last week.

Amita Hinsdale Hospital had two confirmed COVID-19 patients and one patient awaiting test results on Wednesday, a spokeswoman said.

Community Consolidated District 181 reported seven new cases from March 2-9, all of which involved students.

Hinsdale High School District 86 reported seven current positive cases March 5, with 50 people in isolation and 43 in quarantine.

The rolling seven-day positivity rate for Region 8, which includes DuPage County, was 4.7 percent on Saturday, compared to 3.4 percent a week prior.

Illinois has administered almost 3.5 million doses of vaccines. An average of 92,180 vaccines are being administered daily, compared to 84,202 last week. More than 9.6 percent of DuPage County residents are fully vaccinated.

 
 

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