DuPage County surpasses 40,000 COVID-19 cases as 744 infections reported Wednesday

The DuPage County Health Department on Wednesday reported 744 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in the county, with 1 death, a man in his 80s.

The county now has seen a total of 40,494 coronavirus cases including 701 deaths, according to the health department. The recovery rate among DuPage County cases as of November 10 was 96.6%.

The West Suburban region (DuPage and Kane counties) has seen zero consecutive days under the 12% threshold to return to Tier 2 mitigations. The region's positivity rate decreased to 14.4%. Currently, 16.7% of medical/surgical beds are available and 19.1% of ICU beds.

The region has four consecutive days under the 20% threshold for ICU bed availability, and six consecutive days under the 20% threshold for medical/surgical bed availability.

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 11,378 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 155 additional deaths Wednesday.

By town, Wheaton has had 2,091 total cases, Glen Ellyn 1,510, Lombard 2,024, Villa Park 1,209, Hinsdale 621, Westmont 1,019, Darien 794, Woodridge 1,317, Downers Grove 1,777, Elmhurst 2,051, Warrenville 625 and Winfield 485. Addison has had 2,630 confirmed cases, Naperville 3,323, Carol Stream 2,170 and West Chicago 2,382.

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.