Hinsdale sees smaller hike in COVID-19 cases during the past week

Thirteen 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 two new cases.

That brings the total number of reported cases in the village to 1,773, up from 1,760 last week.

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

Community Consolidated District 181 reported four new cases from May 5-11, all of which involved students.

Hinsdale High School District 86 reported nine current positive cases May 7, with 34 people in isolation and 121 in quarantine.

The rolling seven-day positivity rate for Region 8, which includes DuPage County, was 4.4 percent on Saturday, compared to 5.3 percent a week prior.

Illinois has administered about 10 million doses of vaccines. An average of about 83,900 vaccines are being administered daily, compared to about 72,600 last week. About 41 percent of DuPage County residents are fully vaccinated.