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Coronavirus

DuPage County reports 83 new COVID-19 cases Thursday, 3 deaths

County now over 17,000 cases total since March

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The DuPage County Health Department on Thursday reported 83 new cases of COVID-19 in the county, and three deaths, two men in their 80s and a woman in her 80s.

The county now has seen a total of 17,017 coronavirus cases including 553 deaths, according to the health department. The recovery rate among DuPage County cases as of September 15 was 95.5%.

The West Suburban region (DuPage and Kane counties) has seen two days of positivity increases and two days of hospital admission increases. The region's positivity rate remained flat at 5.5%. Currently, 30% of medical/surgical beds are available and 41% of ICU beds.

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 2,257 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 30 additional deaths Thursday.

By town, Wheaton has had 730 total cases, Glen Ellyn 537, Lombard 825, Villa Park 482, Hinsdale 340, Westmont 560, Darien 308, Downers Grove 671, Elmhurst 821, Warrenville 247 and Winfield 154. Addison has had 1,227 confirmed cases, Naperville 1,251, Carol Stream 901 and West Chicago 1,134.

The health department provides further information on its data dashboard for COVID-19-related hospitalizations, deaths, lab positivity and outbreak-associated counts by municipality. This additional information replaces the information that was previously provided daily in this format.

Information is also available for COVID-19 cases and deaths among DuPage County residents by race, ethnicity, severity, long-term care facility outcomes, underlying medical conditions and doubling time. Visit the DuPage County COVID-19 Dashboard at www.dupagehealth.org/covid19data.

Individual long-term care facility outbreak updates are provided on the Illinois Department of Public Health website.

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