McLean County's Active COVID-19 Case Count Hits Lowest Mark In Two Months | WGLT

McLean County's Active COVID-19 Case Count Hits Lowest Mark In Two Months

Jun 29, 2020

The number of active coronavirus cases in McLean County is at its lowest level in two months.

The McLean County Health Department reported Monday there are nine COVID-19 patients who are all isolating at home. No one is hospitalized.

Those nine active cases are the lowest tally since April 30, when there were eight. Cases spiked in mid-May after an outbreak at a Bloomington nursing home and among some Illinois State University students. McLean County has not yet seen a big increase in cases despite a slight uptick in testing, a partially reopened economy, and various social justice demonstrations.

The health department on Monday did report one new case, a person in their 70s, who is isolating at home.

To date, McLean County has seen 258 confirmed COVID-19 cases. Most have recovered. Thirteen people have died, including 10 tied to the nursing home.

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