DuPage County Coronavirus Update: 5,892 Cases, 296 Deaths

Lisa Marie Farver

DUPAGE COUNTY, IL — As of Sunday, the DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) reports 5,892 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus and 296 deaths. The numbers include 99 new cases since Saturday. County officials say the number of positive cases is "likely much higher" due to cases that are "unreported or untested."

County health officials said five coronavirus-related deaths were reported since Saturday. The DCHD did not include information about where those who died had been living or whether they had underlying conditions. They are:

  • A man in his 60s
  • A woman in her 70s
  • Two women in their 80s
  • A woman in her 90s

The news comes as cases in Illinois reach 94,191. The statewide death toll from coronavirus was at 4,177 as of Sunday, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

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The county's system of reporting shows confirmed coronavirus cases in age groups from 0 through 9 years old to 80 and older. It also includes a breakdown of cases by municipality.

The breakdown of cases by municipality in DuPage County is as follows as of Sunday afternoon:

  • Addison: 541
  • Aurora: 208
  • Bartlett: 77
  • Bensenville: 382
  • Bloomingdale: 175
  • Bolingbrook: 8
  • Burr Ridge: 63
  • Carol Stream: 374
  • Clarendon Hills: 35
  • Darien: 94
  • Downers Grove: 164
  • Elmhurst: 193
  • Glen Ellyn: 108
  • Glendale Heights: 415
  • Hanover Park: 142
  • Hinsdale: 159
  • Itasca: 119
  • Lemont: 1
  • Lisle: 89
  • Lombard: 236
  • Medinah: 10
  • Naperville: 358
  • Oak Brook: 88
  • Oakbrook Terrace: 18
  • Roselle: 134
  • St. Charles: 2
  • Unknown: 74
  • Villa Park: 155
  • Warrenville: 890
  • Wayne: 1
  • West Chicago: 521
  • Westmont: 254
  • Wheaton: 152
  • Willowbrook: 113
  • Winfield: 28
  • Wood Dale: 142
  • Woodridge: 165

The DuPage County Coroner's Office directed Patch to the DuPage County Health Department for a breakdown of deaths by city, but the health department said it is not releasing that information as of press time.

According to the county's breakdown, the majority of cases have affected those between the ages of 40 and 70, but all age ranges had confirmed cases. Here is the age breakdown as of Sunday afternoon.

  • 0-9 years old: 85
  • 10-19 years old: 203
  • 20-29 years old: 807
  • 30-39 years old: 930
  • 40-49 years old: 989
  • 50-59 years old: 1,000
  • 60-69 years old: 784
  • 70-79 years old: 463
  • 80 years old and older: 626

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This article originally appeared on the Downers Grove Patch