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COVID-19 numbers on the rise over past week

 

Last updated 8/4/2021 at 3:18pm | View PDF



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

The DuPage County Health Department reported 10 new cases, and the Cook County Health Department reported no new cases.

That brings the total number of reported cases in the village to 1,846, compared to 1,836 last week.

Amita Hinsdale Hospital had six confirmed COVID-19 patients and one patient awaiting test results as of Wednesday, a spokesman said.

The rolling seven-day positivity rate for Region 8, which includes DuPage County, was 4.6 percent on Saturday, compared to 3.7 percent a week prior.

Illinois has administered 13.3 million doses of vaccines. An average of 28,250 doses are being administered daily, compared to about 17,776 last week.

More than 59.6 percent of DuPage County residents are fully vaccinated.

 
 

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