Fewer COVID cases reported over the last week in Hinsdale

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

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

That brings the total number of reported cases in the village to 2,071, compared to 2,061 last week.

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

Hinsdale Central High School, reported one positive case, 16 in isolation and one in quarantine as of Oct 8. Vaccination rates are 65 percent for students at Hinsdale Central and holding at 94 percent for D86 staff.

In Community Consoli-dated Elementary District 181, three positive cases were reported Oct. 12, all involving teachers. No new cases were reported Oct. 1-11.

The rolling seven-day positivity rate for Region 8, which includes DuPage County, was 2.2 percent on Oct. 6, the last date for which it is available.

Illinois has administered almost than 14.9 million doses of vaccines. An average of 27,307 doses are being administered daily, compared to about 39,985 last week.

The percentage of individuals fully vaccinated is slightly more than 65 percent in DuPage County and almost 67 percent in the 60521 ZIP code.