Both COVID-19 cases and vaccinations on the rise in Hinsdale

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

The DuPage County Health Department reported 174 new cases, and the Cook County Health Department reported four new cases.

That brings the total number of reported cases in the village to 1,685, up from 1,507 last week.

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

Community Consolidated District 181 reported seven new cases from March 17-23, all of which involved students.

Hinsdale High School District 86 reported seven current positive cases March 19, with 55 people in isolation and 60 in quarantine.

The rolling seven-day positivity rate for Region 8, which includes DuPage County, was 4.2 percent on Saturday, compared to 3.8 percent a week prior.

Illinois has administered 4.93 million doses of vaccines. An average of 98,207 vaccines are being administered daily, compared to 102,564 last week. Almost 15 percent of DuPage County residents are fully vaccinated.