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5 new deaths, 81 new cases of COVID-19 in McLean County over weekend

McLEAN COUNTY (WEEK) -- Five new deaths are being reported in McLean County over the weekend.

One was a woman in her 40s, a woman in her 60s, two women in their 70s and a man in his 80s.

None of the new deaths were associated with long-term care facilities.

This brings the total number of deaths to 262.

The McLean County Health Department is also reporting 81 new cases of COVIUD-19, bringing the total of probable and confirmed cases to 22,283.

  • Friday = 32
  • Saturday = 32
  • Sunday = 17

303 people are currently isolating at home, while 21,692 have been released from isolation and are considered recovered.

Twenty-six residents of McLean County are reportedly in hospitals due to COVID-19, not necessarily in McLean County hospitals. The total number of patients hospitalized in McLean County hospitals is 24.

77% of ICU beds are in use, while 87% of total hospital beds are in use in the county.

More than 507,100 tests have resulted in a cumulative positivity rate of 4.4%. The rolling 7-day positivity rate is 2.1% through October 3.

According to the CDC Data Tracker McLean County is currently experiencing high community transmission based on the 7-day moving average of new cases per 100,000 (194.73 per 100,000) of COVID-19 (data as of Saturday, October 2). 

Approximately 187,797 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in McLean County and 54.35% of the population are fully vaccinated. 55.53% of Illinois residents are fully vaccinated. The IDPH has created a dashboard on their website to track vaccine delivered and administered in the state: https://dph.illinois.gov/covid19/vaccinedata?county=McLean.

Fully vaccinated residents by age category are as follows:

Age 12-17 = 56.51%

Age 18-64 = 58.66%

Age 65+ = 90.00%

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