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McLean County reports over 100 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday

McLEAN COUNTY (Heart of Illinois ABC) -- McLean County health officials are reporting 105 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday -- bringing the total of probable and confirmed cases to 21,266.

25 county residents are in the hospital according to the county health department. The total number of patients hospitalized for COVID-19 is 30.

The McLean County Health Department says 92% of ICU beds are in use, while 96% of total hospital beds are in use.

488 people are currently isolating at home. 20,502 people have been released from isolation and are considered recovered.

More than 460,600 tests have resulted in a cumulative positivity rate of 4.6%. The rolling 7-day positivity rate is 3.2% through Monday, September 13.

There have been 251 COVID-19-related deaths reported in McLean County.

According to the CDC Data Tracker CDC COVID Data Tracker McLean County is currently experiencing high community transmission based on the 7-day moving average of new cases per 100,000 (201.73 per 100,000) of COVID-19 (data as of Sunday, September 12, 2021). 

Approximately 182,884 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in McLean County and 53.10% of the population are fully vaccinated. 54.05% of Illinois residents are fully vaccinated. The IDPH has created a dashboard on their website to track vaccines delivered and administered in the state:

There will be three COVID-19 vaccination clinics for September -- on the 16th, 23rd and 30th from 10-3 p.m. at Grossinger Motors Arena.

The health department will offer first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccine and the authorized third dose to those who are moderately to severely immunocompromised and meet the strict CDC clinical criteria to receive an additional dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine (does not apply to Johnson & Johnson vaccine). Walk-ins for mass vaccination clinics are welcome, but pre-registration is strongly recommended if you require or prefer a specific type of vaccine to ensure its availability during your time slot. You may pre-register by going online at or by calling the health department's COVID-19 Call Center Mon-Fri 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at 309-888-5600.

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