Slight increase in new COVID cases in town

The DuPage County Health Department reported 11 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 4,282, compared to 4,271 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 14.1 on Nov. 21, compared to 13.3 on Nov. 16. The community level has dropped to low.

District 181 reported five new positive cases from Nov. 16-19, including three students, a teacher and a staff member, for a total of 115 districtwide since school opened.

District 86 reported seven new positive cases at Hinsdale Central as of Nov. 18, bring the total to 50 since school opened.