Wheaton Coronavirus Update: 81 New Cases, 37 Deaths

Lisa Marie Farver

WHEATON, IL — In Wheaton, the number of coronavirus cases has increased by 81 cases in the past five days, according to information from the DuPage County Health Department (DCHD).

As of Dec. 17, there had been 2,903 coronavirus cases reported in Wheaton. The total number of cases reported in Wheaton as of Dec. 22 was 2,984.

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September through December 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

  • Oct. 21: 912

  • Oct. 28: 984

  • Nov. 11: 1,532

  • Dec. 2: 2,443

  • Dec. 10: 2,704

  • Dec. 17: 2,903

  • Dec. 22: 2,984

In Glen Ellyn, the number of coronavirus cases has increased by 60 cases in the past five days, according to information from DCHD.

On Dec. 17, the village had reported 2,052 total cases of the new coronavirus. Those numbers had increased to 2,112 as of Dec. 22.

September through December 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

  • Oct. 21: 722

  • Oct. 28: 785

  • Nov. 11: 1,127

  • Dec. 2: 1,731

  • Dec. 10: 1,925

  • Dec. 17: 2,052

  • Dec. 22: 2,112

Since DCHD started tracking coronavirus data, Wheaton has seen 36 coronavirus-related deaths. Glen Ellyn has had 19 coronavirus-related deaths. The risk of coronavirus transmission in DuPage County is currently classified as "substantial."


This article originally appeared on the Wheaton Patch