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COVID-19 cases rising

 

Last updated 8/11/2021 at 3:35pm | View PDF



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

The DuPage County Health Department reported 22 new cases, and the Cook County Health Department reported one new case.

That brings the total number of reported cases in the village to 1,869, compared to 1,846 last week.

Amita Hinsdale Hospital had one confirmed COVID-19 patient 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 5.3 percent on Saturday, compared to 4.6 percent a week prior.

Illinois has administered almost 13.4 million doses of vaccines. An average of 24,695 doses are being administered daily, compared to about 28,250 last week.

Almost 61 percent of DuPage County residents are fully vaccinated.

 
 

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