On May 9, McLean County Health Department announced an additional two COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 112.

The two new cases are females in their 20s and currently in home isolation. Twenty remain in home isolation, one hospitalized and one in the intensive care unit.

According to the county’s Health Department, the two new current cases are believed to be students from Illinois State University due to a gathering held late last week. The health department is working on identifying other individuals who attended the gathering. 

McLean County Health Department continues to stress the importance of social distancing and remaining diligent in slowing the spread of the virus.

GRACE KINNICUTT is a Feautres Reporter for The Vidette. She can be contacted at gkinnic@ilstu.edu Follow her on Twitter at @GKinnicutt 


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