Number of new COVID cases in DuPage jumps

The DuPage County Health Department reported 45 new cases of COVID-19 in Hinsdale over the past week, bringing the total number of cases in the DuPage County portion of Hinsdale to 4,123, compared to 4,078 last week. The Cook County Health Department no longer reports on cases specific to Hinsdale.

The number of cases per 100,000 population in DuPage was 24.2 on Sept. 6, compared to 24.4 on Aug. 30. The community level remains at medium.

District 181 reported 18 positive cases from Aug. 31 to Sept. 6, including 12 students, five teachers and one staff member.

District 86 had its first day of classes Sept. 6 and has yet to report any cases for this school year.