108 new COVID-19 cases in Franklin-Williamson counties

MARION, Ill. (KBSI) – The Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department reported 108 new cases of COVID-19. The department released its Thursday report on Friday.

These people are believed to have acquired the disease through either local contact with known cases, social gatherings, church settings, community events or through transmission in the community (unable to trace back to a known source).

Franklin County COVID-19 positives by age and gender

Females:

  • 1 infant
  • 1 toddler
  • 1 under 10
  • 2 teenagers
  • 2 in their 30’s
  • 1 in their 40’s
  • 1 in their 50’s
  • 1 in their 60’s
  • 2in their 70’s

Males

  • 2 toddlers
  • 1 under 10
  • 4 teenagers
  • 4 in their 20’s
  • 1 in their 30’s
  • 6 in their 40’s
  • 2 in their 50’s
  • 1 in their 80’s

Williamson County COVID-19 positives by age and gender

Females:

  • 4 toddlers
  • 3 under 10
  • 2 teenagers
  • 5 in their 20’s
  • 8 in their 30’s
  • 6 in their 40’s
  • 6 in their 50’s
  • 4 in their 60’s
  • 1 in their 80’s

Males:

  • 5 under 10
  • 11 teenagers
  • 2 in their 20’s
  • 5 in their 30’s
  • 3 in their 40’s
  • 5 in their 50’s
  • 2 in their 60’s
  • 1 in their 70’s

To date, there have been a total of

Williamson County

  • *10,885 laboratory confirmed positives
  • 138 deaths
  • 8369* have recovered

Franklin County

  • *6540 laboratory confirmed positives
  • 79 deaths
  • 5050* 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

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

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