Another drop in COVID-19 cases in the village

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

The DuPage County Health Department reported 47 new cases, and the Cook County Health Department reported no new cases.

That brings the total number of reported cases in the village to 3,565, compared to 3,518 last week.

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

Hinsdale Central High School reported two positive cases, 12 in isolation and no one in quarantine as of Feb. 11. Vaccination rates are at 81.9 percent for Central students and 95 percent for Hinsdale High School District 86 staff.

Community Consolidated Elementary District 181 reported 20 cases Feb. 9-15, involving 18 students, one teachers and one staff.

The rolling seven-day positivity rate for Region 8, which includes DuPage County, was 5.2 percent on Feb. 13, compared to 9.4 percent of Feb. 6.

Illinois has administered more than 20.9 million doses of vaccines. An average of 22,066 doses are being administered daily, compared to about 23,504 last week. The percentage of individuals fully vaccinated is 73.4 percent in DuPage County and more than 78.5 percent in the 60521 ZIP code.