MCLEAN COUNTY (WEEK) — The McLean County Health Department is reporting 58 new cases of COVID-19 since Tuesday, August 10.
This makes 286 new cases since Wednesday, August 4.
According to the health department, the weekly age breakdown is:
0-11 = 42
12-17 = 14
18-19 = 12
20s = 58
30s = 47
40s = 39
50s = 37
60s = 25
70s = 8
80s = 4
90s = 0
100+ = 0
This brings the total number of probable and confirmed cases to 19,267.
260 people are isolating at home, while 18,753 have been released from isolation and are considered recovered, according to the health department.
12 county residents are in the hospital, while 17 total patients are hospitalized, the health department said.
The cumulative positivity rate is 4.8 percent, out of 400,900 tests. The rolling 7-day positivity rate is 4.5 percent through Tuesday, August 10.
There have been 242 COVID-19-related deaths reported in McLean County.
CDC data shows McLean County experiencing high community transmission based on the 7-day moving average of new cases per 100,000 (143.43 per 100,000) as of Monday, August 9.
The McLean County Health Department is recommending the public follow CDC guidance for masking in public indoor settings to help control the spread of COVID-19.
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