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COVID-19 increase is on par with last week

 

Last updated 4/21/2021 at 3:49pm | View PDF



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

The DuPage County Health Department reported 29 new cases, and the Cook County Health Department reported six new cases.

That brings the total number of reported cases in the village to 1,688, up from 1,653 last week.

Amita Hinsdale Hospital had 10 confirmed COVID-19 patients and four patients awaiting test results on Wednesday, a spokeswoman said.

Community Consolidated District 181 reported eight new cases from April 14-20, all of which involved students.

Hinsdale High School District 86 reported 18 current positive cases April 16, with 32 people in isolation and 155 in quarantine.

The rolling seven-day positivity rate for Region 8, which includes DuPage County, was 6.1 percent on Sunday, compared to 7.4 percent a week prior.

Illinois has administered about 8.3 million doses of vaccines. An average of almost 123,000 vaccines are being administered daily, compared to about 133,000 last week. More than 30 percent of DuPage County residents are fully vaccinated.

 
 

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