MCHD reports 62 new cases of coronavirus

The county’s rolling positivity rate inched up from Friday to 2.8%. (WJBC file photo)

 

By Neil Doyle

BLOOMINGTON – McLean County has added 62 new cases of COVID-19 since Friday, according to the health department.

Graphic courtesy McLean County Health Department

There are 216 active cases in the county, 21 McLean County residents are in the hospital due to COVID, and the rest are in home isolation. Local hospitals are reporting 77% of ICU beds and 88% of total beds in use.

The county’s rolling positivity rate inched up from Friday to 2.8%. 60 additional people were released from isolation, now 13,996 have recovered.

There have been 170 COVID-related deaths in the county.

Neil Doyle can be reached at neil.doyle@cumulus.com

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