McLean County reporting 48 new cases of COVID-19

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MCLEAN COUNTY, Ill. (WMBD) — The McLean County Health Department is reporting 48 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total of probable and confirmed cases to 22,747.

At this time, 282 individuals are isolating at home, and an additional 22,181individuals have been released from isolation and are considered recovered. 

Currently, 17 McLean County residents are reported to be hospitalized due to COVID-19.

McLean County hospitals are reporting 77% of ICU beds in use, 88% of total beds in use. The total number of patients hospitalized for COVID at McLean County hospitals is 25.

There have been 267 COVID-related deaths reported in McLean County.

More than 530,300 tests have resulted in a cumulative positivity rate of 4.3%. The rolling 7-day positivity rate is 2.4% through Oct. 14.

Approximately 190,662 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in McLean County and 54.88% of the population are fully vaccinated. 56.12% of Illinois residents are fully vaccinated. 

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