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The DuPage County Health Department on Monday reported 126 new cases of COVID-19 in the county, with one death, a woman in her 70s.
The county now has seen a total of 20,841 coronavirus cases including 596 deaths, according to the health department. The recovery rate among DuPage County cases as of October 6 was 96.0%.
The West Suburban region (DuPage and Kane counties) has seen 10 days of positivity increases – meeting one criteria for stricter mitigation measures – and five days of hospital admission increases. The region's positivity rate increased from 8.4% to 8.5%. Currently, 31% of medical/surgical beds and 44% of ICU beds are available.
Within this region, Kane County's rolling seven-day positivity average increased from 10.7% to 10.9%. DuPage County's is at 7.2%.
The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 3,113 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 22 additional deaths Monday.
By town, Wheaton has had 890 total cases, Glen Ellyn 701, Lombard 1,021, Villa Park 608, Hinsdale 390, Westmont 640, Darien 390, Downers Grove 886, Elmhurst 1,106, Warrenville 301 and Winfield 185. Addison has had 1,480 confirmed cases, Naperville 1,547, Carol Stream 1,129 and West Chicago 1,312.
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.