1 death, 25 new cases of COVID-19 in Williamson County

MARION, Ill. (KBSI) – There are 25 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death in Williamson County.

A man in his 70s in Williamson County passed away from COVID-related disease, according to the Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department.

Newly confirmed cases by gender, age and county are listed below.

Franklin County

Females:

  • 1 in her 30s

Males:

  • 2 younger than 10
  • 1 in his 20s
  • 1 in his 30s
  • 1 in his 40s
  • 1 in his 60s

Williamson County

Females:

  • 1 toddler
  • 2 younger than 10
  • 1 preteen
  • 1 teenager
  • 3 in their 40s
  • 2 in their 50s
  • 1 in her 60s
  • 1 in her 80s

Males:

  • 2 in their 20s
  • 1 in his 30s
  • 1 in his 40s
  • 3 in their 50s
  • 1 on his 60s

COVID-19 numbers to date

Franklin County

  • *7,471 laboratory confirmed positives
  • 106* deaths
  • 7,239* have recovered

Williamson County

  • *12,278 laboratory confirmed positives
  • 165* deaths
  • 11,985* have recovered

COVID-19 shares many symptoms with more common respiratory diseases. If you have a fever, cough, or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for further guidance.

In addition, several COVID-19 hotlines/testing sites have been established:

  • Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)
  • Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH)- (Hotline for testing)
    • 1-844-988-7800
  • Franklin Hospital – (Hotline for testing)
    • (618) 435-9700
  • Heartland Regional Medical Center – (Hotline for testing)
    • 1-888-543-2786
  • Shawnee Health Service – (Testing sites)
    • Carterville, Carbondale and Marion locations
    • Call Main number
  • Christopher Rural Health Planning Corporation – (Testing Site)
    • 1-800-408-7351
  • SSM Health – (Virtual visit)
  • Marion Diagnostic Center – (Testing Site)
    • 618-993-1400

The public is asked to follow and share trusted sources of information on COVID-19. Follow the CDC, IDPH, FWBCHD websites and social media accounts for such trusted information.

*All data is provisional and subject to change.
* REMINDER: Case numbers can change without notice due to cases being out of the counties.

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