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Egyptian Health Department Reports 45 New COVID-19 Cases Wednesday

Egyptian Health Department was notified, on Wednesday, of 45 Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individuals include:

 

  • Saline County (19)
    • 1 female under the age of ten
    • 3 females in their teens
    • 3 males in their teens
    • 1 female in her 20’s
    • 2 males in their 20’s
    • 1 female in her 30’s
    • 4 females in their 50’s
    • 2 females in their 60’s
    • 1 male in his 60’s
    • 1 male in his 80’s
  • Gallatin County (8)
    • 1 female in her teens
    • 2 females in their 20’s
    • 1 male in his 20’s
    • 1 male in his 30’s
    • 1 female in her 50’s
    • 1 male in his 50’s
    • 1 female in her 80’s
  • White County (18)
    • 1 female in her teens
    • 1 male in his teens
    • 3 females in their 20’s
    • 1 male in his 20’s
    • 1 female in her 40’s
    • 3 males in their 40’s
    • 2 males in their 50’s
    • 2 females in their 60’s
    • 1 male in his 60’s
    • 1 female in their 70’s
    • 1 male in his 70’s
    • 1 male in his 80’s

 

To date, Saline County has had a total of 1,267 lab confirmed positives, including 26 deaths, 530 have recovered, White County has had a total of 716 lab-confirmed positives, including 9 deaths, 281 have recovered, and Gallatin County has a total of 231 lab-confirmed positives of COVID-19, including 2 deaths, 127 have recovered. The Illinois Department of Public Health, their healthcare provider, and the individuals have all been notified and are monitoring the situation.

As cases increase, the number of close contacts increases for individuals who need to be quarantined for a minimum of 14 days. 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 has 9,757 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 238 additional deaths. Bringing the total to 748,603 confirmed cases and 12,639 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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