New COVID case total drops just a bit in town

The DuPage County Health Department reported eight 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 4,398, compared to 4,390 last week. The Cook County Health Department no longer reports on cases specific to Hinsdale.

The community level remains at medium in DuPage County.

District 181 reported eight new cases Jan. 5-9, including four students, one teacher and three staff. The district has reported a total of 177 cases since school opened.

District 86 reported three student cases at Hinsdale Central Jan. 6, for a total of 88 this year.