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McLean County Adds 40 COVID Cases; Positivity Rate Up To 4%

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COVID testing continue daily at the Interstate Center in Bloomington.

McLean County health officials announced 40 new coronavirus cases on Monday as the county’s seven-day testing positivity rate rose to 4%.

McLean County COVID-19 data
Credit McLean County Health Department
The McLean County Health Department reported 40 new coronavirus cases Monday.

According to the McLean County Health Department (MCHD), nine people are hospitalized with COVID, but none are in intensive care. Currently, 275 patients are isolating at home, while 3,347 people have been released from isolation and are considered recovered.

The county’s active caseload is its highest since Sept. 21.

The county has had 27 COVID-related deaths since the start of the pandemic, including four in the last week.

The county’s cumulative positivity rate remains at 4.4%, based on more than 83,600 tests conducted since the start of the pandemic.

Illinois State University reported no new test results on Monday. It’s testing positivity rate over the last week is 1.2%. The campus has 17 active coronavirus cases.


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Eric Stock is the News Director at WGLT. You can contact Eric at ejstoc1@ilstu.edu.
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