The Egyptian Health Department was notified Saturday 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 also notified Saturday of 1 Southeastern Illinois resident who tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individual:
- Saline County
- 1 female in her teens
To date, Saline County has had a total of 2,584 lab confirmed positives, including 53 deaths, 2,501 have recovered, White County has had a total of 1,753 lab-confirmed positives, including 26 deaths, 1,698 have recovered, and Gallatin County has a total of 496 lab-confirmed positives of COVID-19, including 3 deaths, 487 have recovered. The Illinois Department of Public Health, their healthcare provider, and the individuals have all been notified and are monitoring the situation.
𝗣𝗹𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗲 𝗻𝗼𝘁𝗲, 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲 was NOT 𝗮 𝗱𝗮𝗶𝗹𝘆 𝘂𝗽𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗲 Sunday, 𝗔𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗹 𝟰, 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟭. 𝗗𝗮𝗶𝗹𝘆 𝘂𝗽𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗲𝘀 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘂𝗺𝗲 𝗠𝗼𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘆, 𝗔𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗹 𝟱, 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟭.
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– 𝙋𝙊𝙎𝙄𝙏𝙄𝙑𝙀 or 𝙉𝙀𝙂𝘼𝙏𝙄𝙑𝙀– you should still 𝙄𝙎𝙊𝙇𝘼𝙏𝙀 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 2,839 new confirmed cases and 13 additional deaths. Bringing the total of 1,254,185 confirmed cases and 21,361 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.