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McLean County health officials announced 28 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday. 

A total of 120 people are in home isolation, one person is hospitalized and 15 McLean County residents have died. McLean County has 636 confirmed cases.

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced on Friday that McLean County was at the warning level for new cases due to seeing a rise in cases from July 26 to Aug. 1. 

The state of Illinois Department of Health announced 2,190 new cases and 18 deaths. As of Friday evening, 1,538 people are hospitalized with 338 of those patients in the ICU and 125 on ventilators. The seven-day positivity rate through Aug. 7 is 4.2%. 

Illinois has seen a total of 192,698 confirmed cases and 7,631 deaths. The state has done over three million tests. 

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


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