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Egyptian Health Department Reports 1 Saline County Death; 4 Saline County COVID-19 Cases Thursday

Egyptian Health Department was notified Thursday 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.


Egyptian Health Department was also notified Thursday of 4 Saline County residents who have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individuals include:


  • Saline County
    • 1 female her teens
    • 2 males in their 30’s
    • 1 male in his 40’s


To date, Saline County has had a total of 2,562 lab confirmed positives, including 50 deaths, 2,467 have recovered, White County has had a total of 1,741 lab-confirmed positives, including 26 deaths, 1,684 have recovered, and Gallatin County has a total of 491 lab-confirmed positives of COVID-19, including 3 deaths, 481 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 2,190 new confirmed cases and 35 additional deaths. Bringing the total of 1,229,898 confirmed cases and 21,171 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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