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Egyptian Health Department Reports 2 New COVID Cases Saturday; Zero Cases Sunday

Egyptian Health Department was notified on Saturday, of 2 Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individuals include:


  • Saline County (2)
    • 1 female under the age of 10
    • 1 female in her 30’s


Egyptian Health Department is happy to announce that zero new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported for March 14, 2021. Please remember to continue to wear a mask, wash your hands, watch your distance and to get vaccinated!


To date, Saline County has had a total of 2,524 lab confirmed positives, including 49 deaths, 2,302 have recovered, White County has had a total of 1,727 lab-confirmed positives, including 26 deaths, 1,591 have recovered, and Gallatin County has a total of 486 lab-confirmed positives of COVID-19, including 3 deaths, 455 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 1,675 new confirmed cases and 23 additional deaths. Bringing the total of 1,207,847 confirmed cases and 20,924 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.
#allinillinois #weareinthistogether #socialdistancingsaveslives #stayhome



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