McLean County health officials announce first COVID-19 case

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MCLEAN COUNTY, Ill. (WMBD)– The McLean County Health officials announced one positive COVID-19 case in the area. According to the McLean County Health Department, the individual is a male in their 70s with no history of travel or exposure.

“We have been preparing for this situation,” Jessica McKnight, the Health Department Administrator said. “I have confidence in the ability of our staff and local healthcare partners to respond to this situation. We are working with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) to protect our community and limit the further spread of the virus.”

Health officials said they will contact those who were in contact with the patient to prevent the spreading of the virus.

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