Growth in new COVID case numbers slows

The DuPage County Health Department reported 19 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 4,179, compared to 4,160 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 15.4 on Sept. 20, compared to 16.7 on Sept. 14. The community level remains at medium.

District 181 reported eight positive cases from Sept. 13-20, including seven students and one teacher.

District 86 reported 18 positive cases at Hinsdale Central as of Sept. 16.