Downers Grove Sees 171 New Coronavirus Cases In 1 Week

Lisa Marie Farver

DOWNERS GROVE, IL — The number of coronavirus cases in Downers Grove has increased by 171 cases in the past week, according to information from the DuPage County Health Department (DCHD).

As of Dec. 29, the village had reported 2,667 total cases of the new coronavirus. Those numbers had increased to 2,838 as of Jan. 5.

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In nearby Westmont, the number of coronavirus cases had increased by 68 cases. As of Dec. 29, there had been 1,471 cases reported in Westmont. The total number of cases reported in Westmont as of Jan. 5 was 1,539.

September through January weekly coronavirus case count in Downers Grove:

  • Sept. 2: 558

  • Sept. 9: 603

  • Sept. 16: 631

  • Sept. 23: 666

  • Sept. 30: 715

  • Oct. 7: 766

  • Oct. 14: 834

  • Oct. 21: 910

  • Oct. 28: 956

  • Nov. 11: 1,290

  • Dec. 2: 2,066

  • Dec. 10: 2,251

  • Dec. 17: 2,428

  • Dec. 22: 2,493

  • Dec. 29: 2,667

  • Jan. 5: 2,838

September through January weekly coronavirus case count in Westmont:

  • Sept. 2: 522

  • Sept. 9: 533

  • Sept. 16: 542

  • Sept. 23: 555

  • Sept. 30: 572

  • Oct. 7: 594

  • Oct. 14: 623

  • Oct. 21: 646

  • Oct. 28: 667

  • Nov. 11: 834

  • Dec. 2: 1,155

  • Dec. 10: 1,262

  • Dec. 17: 1,345

  • Dec. 22: 1,382

  • Dec. 29: 1,471

  • Jan. 5: 1,539

Since March, Downers Grove has had 54 coronavirus-related deaths and Westmont has had 72 coronavirus-related deaths. The risk of transmission in DuPage County is currently classified as "substantial."



This article originally appeared on the Downers Grove Patch