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McLean County health officials are reporting 99 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday, bringing the case total to 2,095.

Currently, 911 individuals are in home isolation, eight people are in the hospital with three in the intensive care unit. There are 1,116 who have recovered. McLean County has had 16 COVID-19 related deaths.

The seven-day positivity rate is 10.5% through Sept. 2. The cumulative positivity rate is 4.5%.

The health department and Chestnut Health Systems mobile COVID-19 testing will be in Colfax at 307 N. Harrison today. The site is open from 9 a.m. to noon with drive-thru and walk-up available. The site uses a self-administer swab test.

Illinois State University confirmed 68 more cases of COVID-19 Thursday. The campus now has a total of 1,178 cases. The campus positivity rate decreased to 21.1%.

Students can get tested from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the week at the old firehouse behind Cardinal Court, on Schroeder Plaza or the Brown Ballroom depending on the weather or call Student Health Services to make an appointment if they are showing symptoms.

Students can also be tested for free from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day at the McLean County Fairgrounds.

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 gkinnic@ilstu.edu Follow Kinnicutt on Twitter at @GKinnicutt 


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