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Rise in COVID-19 cases drops to single digits

 

Last updated 5/26/2021 at 3:08pm | View PDF



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

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

That brings the total number of reported cases in the village to 1,802 up from 1,793 last week.

Amita Hinsdale Hospital had 11 confirmed COVID-19 patients and no patients awaiting test results on Wednesday, a spokesman said.

Community Consolidated Elementary District 181 reported one new case in the last week, on May 20, involving a student.

Hinsdale High School District 86 reported five current positive cases May 21, with 19 people in isolation and 54 in quarantine.

The rolling seven-day positivity rate for Region 8, which includes DuPage County, was 4.4 percent on Sunday, compared to 3.8 percent a week prior.

Illinois has administered more than 11 million doses of vaccines. An average of about 71,215 vaccines are being administered daily, compared to about 62,884 last week. Almost 48 percent of DuPage County residents are fully vaccinated.

 
 

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