COVID-19 case counts down again this week

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

The DuPage County Health Department reported 58 new cases, and the Cook County Health Department reported two new cases.

That brings the total number of reported cases in the village to 3,518, compared to 3,458 last week.

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

Hinsdale Central High School reported six positive cases, 12 in isolation and two in quarantine as of Feb. 4. Vaccination rates are at 81.7 percent for Central students and 95 percent for Hinsdale High School District 86 staff.

Community Consolidated Elementary District 181 reported 30 cases Feb. 2-8, involving 28 students, one teachers and one staff.

The rolling seven-day positivity rate for Region 8, which includes DuPage County, was 9.4 percent of Feb. 6, compared to 10.6 percent on Jan. 30.

Illinois has administered almost 20.8 million doses of vaccines. An average of 23,504 doses are being administered daily, compared to about 33,385 last week. The percentage of individuals fully vaccinated is slightly more than 73 percent in DuPage County and more than 78 percent in the 60521 ZIP code.