McLean County reports 50th COVID-19 death, 91% of ICU beds in use


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BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (WMBD) — On Tuesday, the McLean County Health Department reported 136 new cases and one new COVID-related death.

The victim was a woman in her 30s with underlying health conditions. She was not associated with a long-term care facility.

The report showed 1,355 people are isolating at home with more than 50 people hospitalized in McLean County hospitals for COVID-19, 23 of whom are McLean County residents. Local hospitals are reporting 91% of ICU beds in use and 83% of total beds in use.

6,381 people have been released from isolation and are considered recovered. 

More than 133,000 tests have resulted in a cumulative positivity rate of 5.9% The rolling 7-day positivity rate is 8.1% through Monday. 

Collectively, the county reported a total of 7,809 confirmed and probable cases with 50 deaths.

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