ELMHURST, IL — Elmhurst saw 46 new coronavirus cases in the last week, up 6 percent from a week before, according to the DuPage County Health Department. The total as of Sunday was 799. That’s up by 61 percent since late July.
As of Sunday, Elmhurst had seen 46 coronavirus-related deaths so far, according to the health department. That number has not gone up in weeks.
Nursing homes are often hotbeds for the coronavirus, but those numbers have barely budged in recent week. In Elmhurst, The Grove of Elmhurst reported 98 cases as of Friday, according to the state Department of Public Health. It was followed by 44 at Artis Senior Living and 20 at Lexington of Elmhurst. The total coronavirus deaths are 20 at Artis, 5 at The Grove and 13 at Lexington. Artis’ outbreak was early in the crisis and the home has seen hardly any effects in