Hamilton County Health Department has been notified of one additional positive case of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours in Hamilton County residents.
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• There have been four lab-confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Hamilton County.
• Two people have recovered.
• One person is currently isolating at home.
• Hamilton County has done a total of 355 total tests with 351 negative test results as of this afternoon.
Hamilton County Health Department continues to investigate each case ensuring the isolation of the positive patient. In addition, Hamilton County Health Department places close contacts that have had exposure to the positive patient on quarantine for a minimum of 14 days. This would allow sypmtoms to develop and pass without posing risk to others. If you are contacted by public health officials, please respond promptly.
The number of cases can be reduced by adhering to the Restore Illinois recommendations, washing hands frequently, disinfecting commonly touched surfaces, and maintaining space of at least six feet from others.