McLean County reporting 99 new cases of COVID-19, 99% of hospital beds in use

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MCLEAN COUNTY, Ill. (WMBD) — The McLean County Health Department is reporting 99 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total of probable and confirmed cases to 16,476.

At this time, 567 individuals are isolating at home, and an additional 15,645 individuals have been released from isolation and are considered recovered. 

More than 295,200 tests have been resulted for a cumulative positivity rate of 5.6%.

The rolling 7-day positivity rate is 5.5% through April 13.

Currently, 51 McLean County residents are reported to be hospitalized due to COVID-19. McLean County hospitals are reporting 88% of ICU beds in use, 99% of total beds in use. The total number of patients hospitalized for COVID at McLean County hospitals is 51.

There have been 213 COVID-related deaths reported in McLean County. 

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