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Almost 30 new COVID cases reported in town over the past week

 

Last updated 9/29/2021 at 3:36pm | View PDF



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

The DuPage County Health Department reported 25 new cases, and the Cook County Health Department reported two new cases.

That brings the total number of reported cases in the village to 2,043, compared to 2,016 last week.

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

Hinsdale High School District 86, reported five positive cases, 37 in isolation and 7 in quarantine as of Sept. 28. Vaccination rates are slightly more than 64 percent for students at Hinsdale Central and holding at 94 percent for D86 staff.

In Community Consolidated Elementary District 181, 10 positive cases were reported from Sept. 23-28. They involve eight students and two teachers.

The rolling seven-day positivity rate for Region 8, which includes DuPage County, was 3.2 percent on Saturday, compared to 3.7 percent a week prior.

Illinois has administered more than 14.5 million doses of vaccines. An average of 22,217 doses are being administered daily, compared to about 19,366 last week.

More than 64 percent of DuPage County residents are fully vaccinated.

 
 

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