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Fourteen new coronavirus cases were announced by McLean County health officials Wednesday. The number of active cases has dropped. 

Since Tuesday, 21 more people have recovered from COVID-19. The county has confirmed 670 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. Currently, 82 are in home isolation, one is hospitalized and 572 have recovered. There have been 15 COVID-19-related deaths. 

McLean County's seven-day positivity rate remains at 1.8%. 

Illinois public health officials announced 1,645 new cases and 16 additional deaths. Currently, 1,525 are hospitalized within the state with 129 of those patients on ventilators and 357 in the intensive care unit. The seven-day statewide positivity rate remains at 4.1%. 

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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