After Slowdown, County Sees Uptick In Cases And Positivity Rate | WGLT

After Slowdown, County Sees Uptick In Cases And Positivity Rate

Oct 3, 2020

There were 46 new coronavirus cases reported Saturday, as McLean County's testing positivity rate rose a full percentage point.

The positivity rate is now 3.4%, according to the McLean County Health Department (MCHD). That's still below statewide and national averages and less than half the warning threshold (8%).

There are now 11 people from McLean County who are hospitalized, down two from Friday. Two people are in intensive care. There are 176 others who are isolating at home.

The 46 new cases is the highest one-day total in two weeks.

The testing site at Bloomington's Interstate Center remains open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It's testing about 450 people per day on average, down from a peak of around 750.

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