McLean County health officials are reporting 35 new confirmed or probable COVID-19 cases, as the county’s testing positivity rate rose to 4.9%.
The new cases bring the total since the start of the pandemic to 13,977, with a cumulative testing positivity rate of 6.5%. The death toll stands at 152.
There are 22 McLean County residents hospitalized with COVID, down one from Wednesday.
Intensive care bed capacity improved. Currently, 65% of ICU beds are in use, compared with 73% on Wednesday. Just 19% of total beds are open.
McLean County’s active caseload sits at 440, with 418 people isolating at home. Thursday’s data marks the first time this week the active caseload rose.
The McLean County Health Department (MCHD) announced three COVID vaccine clinics for next week:
- Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the Grossinger Motors Arena in Bloomington for eligible residents due for their second dose of vaccine
- Wednesday, Feb. 10, at the Activity and Recreation Center (ARC) in Normal for McLean County residents currently eligible for their first dose of vaccine
- Thursday, Feb. 11, at the Grossinger Motors Arena in Bloomington for eligible residents due for their second dose of vaccine
Appointments are required. They can be made through MCHD’s website: https://health.mcleancountyil.gov.
The health department’s COVID-19 Call Center is available Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. at (309) 888-5600 to help those without access to a computer.
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