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Egyptian Health Department Reports 25 New COVID-19 Cases Over the Weekend

Egyptian Health Department was notified, over the weekend (Saturday and Sunday), of 25 Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19).


  • Saline County (13)
    • 1 male under the age of 10
    • 1 male in his 20’s
    • 3 males in their 30’s
    • 1 female in her 40’s
    • 2 females in their 50’s
    • 1 male in his 50’s
    • 1 female in her 60’s
    • 1 male in his 60’s
    • 1 male in his 70’s
    • 1 male in his 80’s


  • Gallatin County (1)
    • 1 male in his 30’s


  • White County (11)
    • 1 female under the age of 10
    • 1 male under the age of 10
    • 1 female in her teens
    • 1 male in his teens
    • 1 female in her 20’s
    • 1 male in his 20’s
    • 1 female in her 30’s
    • 3 females in their 40’s
    • 1 male in his 60’s


To date, Saline County has had a total of 2,289 lab confirmed positives, including 42 deaths, 1,192 have recovered, White County has had a total of 1,571 lab-confirmed positives, including 24 deaths, 688 have recovered, and Gallatin County has a total of 449 lab-confirmed positives of COVID-19, including 3 deaths, 253 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.
IDPH announced that Illinois had a total of 2,428 new confirmed cases and 40 additional deaths. Bringing the total of 1,126,301 confirmed cases and 19,243 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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