111 new cases of coronavirus in McLean County

71 additional people were released from isolation, now 15,216 have recovered. (Graphic courtesy McLean County Health Department)

 

By Neil Doyle

BLOOMINGTON – The McLean County Health Department says there are 43 McLean County residents in the hospital due to COVID. That’s the most since the start of the pandemic.

McLean County hospitals are reporting 96% of ICU beds and 97% of total beds in use. The total number of patients hospitalized for COVID at McLean County hospitals is 39, according to the health department.

The county added 111 new cases of coronavirus Wednesday as there are 526 people in home isolation. The county’s rolling positivity rate inched up to 5.7%.

71 additional people were released from isolation, now 15,216 have recovered.

There have been 208 COVID-related deaths in McLean County.

COVID-19 Vaccine

Approximately 78,740 dose of vaccine have been administered in McLean County. Over 15% of the county’s population has been fully vaccinated.

Vaccine information from MCHD can be found here.

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

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