Rise in COVID cases holds steady for two consecutive weeks

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

The DuPage County Health Department reported 11 new cases, and the Cook County Health Department reported no new cases.

That brings the total number of reported cases in the village to 2,093, compared to 2,082 last week.

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

Hinsdale Central High School, reported one positive case, 17 in isolation and no students in quarantine as of Oct 22. Vaccination rates are almost 80 percent for students at Hinsdale Central and 95 percent for D86 staff.

In Community Consolidated Elementary District 181, one positive case was reported Oct. 20-25, involving a student.

The rolling seven-day positivity rate for Region 8, which includes DuPage County, was 2.4 percent on Friday, compared to 2.7 percent last week.

Illinois has administered more than 15.3 million doses of vaccines. An average of 36,052 doses are being administered daily, compared to about 29,374 last week.

The percentage of individuals fully vaccinated is slightly more than 66 percent in DuPage County and more than 67 percent in the 60521 ZIP code.