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Egyptian Health Department Reports 12 New COVID-19 Cases Over the Weekend

Egyptian Health Department was notified over the weekend, (Saturday and Sunday), of 12 Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individuals include:


  • Saline County (8)
    • 1 female in her teens
    • 1 female in her 30’s
    • 2 females in their 40’s
    • 1 female in her 60’s
    • 1 male in his 60’s
    • 1 female in her 70’s
    • 1 male demographics unknown-case status in progress


  • Gallatin County (2)
    • 2 males in their 70’s


  • White County (2)
    • 1 male in his 20’s
    • 1 female in her 50’s


To date, Saline County has had a total of 2,547 lab confirmed positives, including 49 deaths, 2,395 have recovered, White County has had a total of 1,740 lab-confirmed positives, including 26 deaths, 1,654 have recovered and Gallatin County has a total of 491 lab-confirmed positives of COVID-19, including 3 deaths, 460 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– 𝙋𝙊𝙎𝙄𝙏𝙄𝙑𝙀 or 𝙉𝙀𝙂𝘼𝙏𝙄𝙑𝙀– you should still 𝙄𝙎𝙊𝙇𝘼𝙏𝙀 until you receive your lab-confirmed results. Help stop the spread of COVID-19 in your community.
Yesterday, IDPH announced that Illinois had a total of 1,962 new confirmed cases and 25 additional deaths. Bringing the total of 1,220,432 confirmed cases and 21,059 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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