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COVID-19 cases tick up this week in Hinsdale


Last updated 9/15/2021 at 2:31pm | View PDF

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

The DuPage County Health Department reported 32 new cases, and the Cook County Health Department reported two new cases.

That brings the total number of reported cases in the village to 1,986, compared to 1,952 last week.

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

Hinsdale High School District 86, reported six positive cases, 42 in isolation and 10 in quarantine as of Sept. 10. Vaccination rates are 63 percent for students at Hinsdale Central and 94 percent for D86 staff.

In Community Consolidated Elementary District 181, 10 positive cases were reported Sept. 2-13. They involve eight students, one teacher and one staff member.

The rolling seven-day positivity rate for Region 8, which includes DuPage County, was 4.3 percent on Saturday, compared to 4.8 percent a week prior.

Illinois has administered 14.2 million doses of vaccines. An average of 19,802 doses are being administered daily, compared to about 23,613 last week.

More than 63 percent of DuPage County residents are fully vaccinated.


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