Surveillance Covid 19 testing

Illinois State University conducts its weekly surveillance testing, available to all students, outside of Schroeder Hall. Senior history major Grant Altic receives his test from a Reditus employee.

McLean County health officials confirmed 24 new COVID-19 cases Monday, bringing the total to 2,938 cases. 

Currently, 1,412 individuals are in home isolation and seven are hospitalized with two in the intensive care unit. McLean has had 18 COVID-19-related deaths. There are 1,501 individuals who have recovered. 

The rolling seven-day positivity rate is 6.6% through Sept. 13. More than 61,300 test have been done, resulting in a cumulative positivity rate of 4.8%. 

Illinois State University has no new cases of COVID-19 Monday, because there were no test results reported. The campus total remains at 1,383 with a positivity rate of 6.6%. 

Asymptomatic students can get tested from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at the Brown Ballroom in the Bone Student Center and the Old Firehouse. Students, faculty and staff can get tested at the Interstate Center in Bloomington for free. 

The ISU COVID-19 dashboard will be updated this week to show positive cases instead of positive tests. Active and recovered cases will also be shown along with self-reported cases among staff and faculty. 

ISU’s positive COVID-19 cases are reflected in McLean County’s daily COVID-19 updates.

GRACE KINNICUTT is News Editor for The Vidette. She can be contacted at Follow Kinnicutt on Twitter at @GKinnicutt 

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