41 new COVID-19 cases in Franklin, Williamson counties

MARION, Ill. (KBSI) – The Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department reports 41 new cases of COVID-19 on Nov 30.

The newly confirmed cases by gender, age and county are as follows:

Franklin County

Females:

  • 1 preteen
  • 1 teenager
  • 1 in her 40s
  • 1 in her 50s
  • 2 in their 60s

Males:

  • 1 teenager
  • 1 in his 20s
  • 1 in his 30s

Williamson County

Females:

  • 4 teenagers
  • 2 in their 20s
  • 1 in her 30s
  • 3 their 40s
  • 3 in their 50s
  • 1 in her 60s
  • 1 in her 70s
  • 1 in her 80s

Males:

  • 1 infant
  • 1 under 10
  • 1 preteen
  • 4 in their 20s
  • 2 in their 30s
  • 1 in his 40s
  • 5 in their 60s
  • 1 in his 80s

These individuals 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 (i.e. unable to trace back to a known source).

COVID-19 confirmed positives to date

To date, there have been a total of *12,886 laboratory confirmed positives in

Williamson County:

  • *12,886 laboratory confirmed positives
  • 174* deaths
  • 12,315* have recovered

Franklin County:

  • *7,829 laboratory confirmed positives
  • 111* deaths
  • 7,445* 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.
*REMINDER: Case numbers can change without notice due to cases being out of the counties.

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