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Covid Cases Continue to Climb

Egyptian Health Department was notified on August 3, 2021 of 30 Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individuals:

  • Saline County
    • Female: 1 under the age of 5, 1 in their 20’s, 2 in their 30’s, 1 in their 40’s, 1 in their 50’s, 2 in their 60’s, 1 in their 70’s
    • Male: 1 in their teens, 1 in their 20’s, 3 in their 30’s, 1 in their 60’s
  • Gallatin County
    • Female: 1 in their 20’s, 1 in their 70’s
    • Male: 1 in their 60’s
  • White County
    • Female: 1 under the age of 5, 1 in their teens, 1 in their 20’s, 1 in their 30’s, 1 in their 50’s, 1 in their 60’s
    • Male: 1 in their 20’s, 1 in their 30’s, 1 in their 50’s, 1 in their 60’s, 2 in their 70’s


To date, Saline County has had a total of 2,951 lab confirmed positives, including 57 deaths, White County has had a total of 1,985 lab-confirmed positives, including 27 deaths, and Gallatin County has a total of 573 lab-confirmed positives of COVID-19, including 4 deaths. The Illinois Department of Public Health, their healthcare provider, and the individuals have all been notified and are monitoring the situation.


To help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our communities, please answer your phone. Contact Tracers may be calling you to let you know that you have been exposed to a confirmed COVID-19 positive. Remember to maintain physical distancing of 6 feet or more at all times.

If you have been tested for COVID-19, please remember that you have to isolate at home until you have received your test results.


IDPH announced that Illinois has had a total of 1,427,901 confirmed cases and 23,458 deaths in Illinois.

 

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