DuPage County reports 638 cases Saturday, 7 deaths, region's positivity rate decreases to 13.2%

The DuPage County Health Department on Saturday reported 638 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in the county, with 7 deaths, 1 man in his 70s, 1 woman in her 80s, 2 men in their 80s, 2 women in their 90s and 1 man in his 90s.

The county now has seen a total of 42,558 coronavirus cases including 717 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 below the 12% threshold to return to Tier 2 mitigations. The region's positivity rate decreased to 13.2%. Currently, 22.5% of medical/surgical beds and 20.4% of ICU beds are available.

The region has been above the 20% threshold for ICU bed availability and above the 20% threshold for medical/surgical bed availability for two days apiece.

The West Suburban region has a rolling seven-day average of 677 COVID-19 patients in the hospital. Hospitalizations have increased five out of the past 10 days in this region.

Within this region, Kane County's seven-day positivity average is at 15.5%, and DuPage County is at 12%.

Finally, within the West Suburban region, 72 out of 344 staffed ICU beds are available, the same number as Friday.

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 7,873 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 108 additional deaths Saturday.

By town, Wheaton has had 2,193 total cases, Glen Ellyn 1,564, Lombard 2,135, Villa Park 1,269, Hinsdale 646, Westmont 1,066, Darien 838, Woodridge 1,361, Downers Grove 1,881, Elmhurst 2,154, Warrenville 651 and Winfield 515. Addison has had 2,754 confirmed cases, Naperville 3,503, Carol Stream 2,270 and West Chicago 2,482.

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.