DuPage County reports 887 COVID-19 cases Sunday, 12 deaths

The DuPage County Health Department on Sunday reported 887 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in the county, with 12 deaths: 2 women in their 60s, 4 men in their 70s, 4 women in their 70s, 1 woman in her 90s and 1 man in his 90s.

The county now has seen a total of 43,445 coronavirus cases including 729 deaths, according to the health department. The recovery rate among DuPage County cases as of November 24 was 96.8%.

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 remained flat at 14.2%. Currently, 23.7% of medical/surgical beds are available and 23.1% of ICU beds.

The region has three consecutive days over the 20% threshold for ICU bed availability, and three consecutive days over the 20% threshold for medical/surgical bed availability.

The Kane/DuPage region has a rolling, seven-day average of 666 COVID-19 patients in the hospital. Hospitalizations have increased six out of the past 10 days in this region.

Within this region, Kane County's seven-day positivity average is at 15.9%, and DuPage County is at 11.8%.

Finally, within the DuPage/Kane region, there are 94 available, staffed ICU beds out of 344 total, an increase of 22 from Saturday.

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 7,178 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 57 additional deaths Sunday.

By town, Wheaton has had 2,284 total cases, Glen Ellyn 1,617, Lombard 2,177, Villa Park 1,288, Hinsdale 657, Westmont 1,088, Darien 857, Woodridge 1,387, Downers Grove 1,904, Elmhurst 2,191, Warrenville 672 and Winfield 530. Addison has had 2,791 confirmed cases, Naperville 3,581, Carol Stream 2,329 and West Chicago 2,545.

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.