COVID-19 Case-by-Case Update
Written by WZND Newsroom on August 31, 2020
Photo courtesy to the CDC
NORMAL, Ill.- McLean County Health Department is reporting 146 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the total to 1767 cases.
Currently, 840 individuals are isolating at home. Four individuals are hospitalized, with 1 of those currently in the Intensive Care Unit. There are 907 individuals that have been released from isolation and are considered recovered.
There have been 16 COVID-related deaths in McLean County.
Over 45,900 tests have been resulted for a cumulative positivity rate of 3.8%. The rolling 7-day positivity continues to increase, and is at 10.3% through Aug. 30, 2020.
The McLean County Health Department is working with a new contact tracing software from the IDPH.
“We have limited data to report today, but we will continue working with IDPH to be able to provide more detailed updates in the future,” said Health Department Administrator Jessica McKnight.