covid medicine

McLean County Health Department is reporting three COVID-19-related deaths. One is a male in his 80s associated with a long-term care facility, a male in his 40s and a male in his 80s not associated with a long-term care facility. 

McLean has had 134 COVID-related deaths. 

There are 86 new COVID-19 cases bringing the total of probable and confirmed cases to 12,797. There are 11,778 individuals considered recovered. 

Currently, 862 individuals are in home isolation and 23 McLean County residents are hospitalized. McLean County hospitals are reporting 73% of intensive care unit beds in use and 92% of total beds in use. 

More than 192,000 tests have resulted in a cumulative positivity rate of 6.7%. The rolling seven-day positivity rate is 9.1% through Jan. 12. 

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

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