June 23, 2022

Hospital bed usage drops in Mclean County, more than 100 fewer COVID-19 cases reported Thursday

McLEAN COUNTY (25 NEWS) – The use of hospital and intensive care beds in McLean County has fallen since Wednesday, according to the McLean County Health Department.

Thursday’s release said 85% of critical care beds are in use, while 95% of total beds are in use at McLean County hospitals, a decrease of 7% and 4% respectively.

The health department is also reporting 331 new cases, bringing the total of probable and confirmed cases to 45,857.

2,554 people are at home in isolation while 42,923 people are considered recovered and no longer self-isolating.

47 county residents are said to be hospitalized with COVID-19 – an increase of four. 39 people are in McLean County hospitals with COVID-19.

More than 814,200 tests resulted in a cumulative positivity rate of 5.6%. The 7-day rolling positivity rate is 9.8% through 01/26/2022.

According to CDC Data Tracker McLean County is currently experiencing high community transmission based on the 7-day rolling average of new cases per 100,000 (1,917.59 per 100,000) of COVID-19 (data through Tuesday, January 25, 2022).

About 257,493 doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered in McLean County and 58.87% of the population are fully immunized. 61.92% of Illinois residents are fully immunized. IDPH has created a dashboard on its website to track vaccines delivered and administered in the state: https://dph.illinois.gov/covid19/vaccine/vaccine-data?county=McLean.

Fully Immunized McLean County Residents by Age Category:

5-11 years = 21.74%

12-17 years old = 61.66%

18-64 years old = 61.94%

65 and over = 91.26%

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