The DuPage County Health Department on Wednesday reported 157 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in the county, with 2 deaths: 1 man in his 50s and 1 woman in her 80s.
The county now has seen a total of 88,281 coronavirus cases including 1,321 deaths, according to the health department.
DuPage County has administered 758,399 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. A total of 316,408 people, or 34.07% of the population, have been fully vaccinated.
The West Suburban region (DuPage and Kane counties) has seen 98 consecutive days below 8%. The region’s positivity rate increased to 5.7%. Currently, 23% of ICU beds are available.
Within this region, Kane County’s seven-day positivity average increased to 7.2% and DuPage County’s increased to 5.0%.
Hospitalizations increased seven out of the past 10 days in this region.
The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 2,728 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 33 additional deaths Wednesday, and a total of 9,048,300 COVID-19 vaccines have been administered.
For Tuesday, the state administered 106,173 shots.
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.