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Egyptian Health Department Reports 52 New COVID-19 Cases Thursday

Egyptian Health Department was notified on Thursday of 52 Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individuals include:

 

  • Saline County (25)
    • a female in her 20’s
    • 2 females in their 30’s
    • 2 males in their 30s’
    • 2 females in their 40’s
    • 3 males in their 40’s
    • 2 females in their 50’s
    • 3 males in their 50’s
    • 3 females in their 60’s
    • a male in his 60’s
    • 3 females in their 80’s
    • a male in his 80’s
    • 2 females in their 90’s
    • a female; demographics unknown-case status in progress
    • Please note: 2 females ( 1 in their 20’s and 1 in their 30’s) reported on November 11th have been transferred to their local health department.

 

  • Gallatin County (8)
    • 2 males in their teens
    • a male in his 30’s
    • a female in her 40’s
    • 2 females in their 60’s
    • a male in his 60’s
    • a female in her 70’s
    • Please note: a male, in his 40’s, reported on November 10th has been transferred to their local health department.

 

  • White County (19)
    • 2 females in their teens
    • 2 males in their teens
    • a female in her 20’s
    • a female in her 30’s
    • 3 males in their 30’s
    • a female in her 40’s
    • 2 females in their 50’s
    • a male in his 50’s
    • 2 females in their 60’s
    • 4 males in their 60’s

 

To date, Saline County has had a total of 932 lab confirmed positives, including 20 deaths, 427 have recovered, White County has had a total of 417 lab-confirmed positives, including 6 deaths, 213 have recovered, and Gallatin County has a total of 178 lab-confirmed positives of COVID-19, including 2 deaths, 100 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– ???????????????? or ????????????????– you should still ?????????????? until you receive your lab-confirmed results. Help stop the spread of COVID-19 in your community.

IDPH recommends, over the next three weeks, stay home as much as possible, leaving only for necessary and essential activities, such as work that must be performed outside the home, COVID-19 testing, visiting the pharmacy, and buying groceries.

IDPH announced that Illinois has 12,702 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 43 additional deaths. Bringing the total to 536,542 confirmed cases and 10,477 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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