Slight uptick last week in COVID-19 numbers

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

The DuPage County Health Department reported 33 new cases, and the Cook County Health Department reported two new cases.

That brings the total number of reported cases in the village to 1,653, up from 1,618 last week.

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

Community Consolidated District 181 reported five new cases from April 7-13, all of which involved students.

Hinsdale High School District 86 reported 13 current positive cases April 9, with 21 people in isolation and 51 in quarantine.

The rolling seven-day positivity rate for Region 8, which includes DuPage County, was 7.4 percent on Saturday, compared to 6.7 percent a week prior.

Illinois has administered about 9.3 million doses of vaccines. An average of 133,000 vaccines are being administered daily, compared to about 107,000 last week. Almost 25 percent of DuPage County residents are fully vaccinated.