COVID-19 positivity rate climbing in Region 8

The total number of confirmed and suspected cases of COVID-19 in the village has risen to 1,591.

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. About 15 percent of DuPage County residents are fully vaccinated.