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Coronavirus

DuPage County reports 107 new COVID-19 cases Monday, 1 death

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The DuPage County Health Department on Monday reported 107 new cases of COVID-19 in the county, and one death, a woman in her 60s.

The county now has seen a total of 17,542 coronavirus cases including 561 deaths, according to the health department. The recovery rate among DuPage County cases as of September 22 was 95.7%.

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 increased slightly to 5.4%. Currently, 30% of medical/surgical beds are available and 41% of ICU beds.

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,709 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 13 additional deaths Monday.

By town, Wheaton has had 750 total cases, Glen Ellyn 560, Lombard 850, Villa Park 498, Hinsdale 349, Westmont 568, Darien 319, Downers Grove 699, Elmhurst 890, Warrenville 255 and Winfield 158. Addison has had 1,286 confirmed cases, Naperville 1,278, Carol Stream 924 and West Chicago 1,158.

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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