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Egyptian Health Department Reported 1 Saline County Death; 8 New COVID-19 Cases Wednesday

The Egyptian Health Department was notified of a Saline County resident who has passed away due to complications of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Egyptian Health Department is saddened by this news and their thoughts are with the family.

 

The Egyptian Health Department was notified, Wednesday, of 8 Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individuals include:

 

  • Saline County (4)
    • 1 male in his 20’s
    • 1 female in her 30’s
    • 2 females in their 40’s

 

  • Gallatin County (1)
    • 1 female under the age of 10

 

  • White County (3)
    • 1 female under the age of 10
    • 1 male under the age of 10
    • 1 male in his 30’s

 

To date, Saline County has had a total of 2,439 lab confirmed positives, including 47 deaths, 2,282 have recovered, White County has had a total of 1,688 lab-confirmed positives, including 26 deaths, 1,574 have recovered, and Gallatin County has a total of 477 lab-confirmed positives of COVID-19, including 3 deaths, 452 have recovered. 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. Please note: If you have received results for a COVID-19 Rapid Test– π™‹π™Šπ™Žπ™„π™π™„π™‘π™€ or π™‰π™€π™‚π˜Όπ™π™„π™‘π™€– you should still π™„π™Žπ™Šπ™‡π˜Όπ™π™€ until you receive your lab-confirmed results. Help stop the spread of COVID-19 in your community.
IDPH announced that Illinois had a total of 2,022 new confirmed cases and 44 additional deaths. Bringing the total of 1,179,342 confirmed cases and 20,374 deaths in Illinois.
Please remember the 3 W’s
Wear your face covering
Wash your hands
Watch your distance (6 ft!)
Wash your hands frequently. Wear a face covering if you have to go out. Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces. Remain 6 feet apart from others.

 

 

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