GLEN ELLYN, IL — The number of coronavirus cases in Glen Ellyn has increased by 9 percent in the past week, according to information from the DuPage County Health Department (DCHD).
As of Oct. 7, the village had reported 601 total cases of the new coronavirus. Those numbers had increased to 653 as of Oct. 7.
In nearby Wheaton, the number of coronavirus cases had increased by 7 percent. As of Oct. 7, there had been 787 cases reported in Wheaton. The total number of cases reported in Wheaton as of Oct. 14 was 841.
September through October weekly coronavirus case count in Glen Ellyn:
Sept. 2: 467
Sept. 9: 491
Sept. 16: 517
Sept. 23: 534
Sept. 30: 568
Oct. 7: 601
Oct. 14: 653
To date, there have been a total of three coronavirus-related deaths in the village, DCHD reports.
According to the DCHD website, there was one active coronavirus cases in Glen Ellyn as of Oct. 14. In contrast, there were no active cases in Glen Ellyn on Oct. 7. According to county health officials, these numbers could be "much higher" due to unreported cases.
September through October weekly coronavirus case count in Wheaton:
Sept. 2: 595
Sept. 9: 645
Sept. 16: 694
Sept. 23: 727
Sept. 30: 759
Oct. 7: 787
Oct. 14: 841
Wheaton has had 25 confirmed deaths since the county started tracking its coronavirus numbers, DCHD data shows.