April 18, 2020

Total cases in DuPage County residents:

1,661 (322 outbreak-associated** and 1,339 nonoutbreak-associated cases), including 83 deaths

Total Willowbrook long-term care facility outbreak-associated cases:

54 (35 residents and 19 staff), including 10 deaths *

Data are provisional as of 11:00am 4/18/2020 and subject to change. **Outbreak-associated cases are linked to a congregate setting (e.g., long-term care facilities, workplaces, schools) or large gathering (e.g., convention, concert).

Since yesterday, there are 101 new cases of COVID-19 in DuPage County including five deaths reported. Regarding the 322 outbreak-associated cases (including 49 deaths) among DuPage County residents:

• 43 cases (including 10 deaths) are attributed to the Willowbrook long-term care facility (LTCF),

• 234 cases (including 39 deaths) are attributed to 31 additional LTCFs, and

• 45 cases are attributed to 18 outbreaks in other congregate settings and large gatherings.

DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) announces five additional deaths of persons with COVID19 infection reported since yesterday:

• Male resident of a Carol Stream long-term care facility in his 90s with underlying conditions,

• Female resident of a Carol Stream long-term care facility in her 90s with underlying conditions,

• Female resident of a Carol Stream long-term care facility in her 90s with underlying conditions,

• Female resident of a Woodridge long-term care facility in her 90s with underlying conditions, and

• Male resident of DuPage County in his 80s with underlying conditions who had been living in the community.

DCHD offers our condolences to the families, friends and caregivers of these individuals. We remain committed to address the unfortunate loss of life related to COVID-19. Our efforts continue with healthcare and community partners to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in DuPage County. Visit https://www.dupagehealth.org/ to view the interactive map of confirmed COVID-19 cases in DuPage County.

 

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