Egyptian Health Department reports 221 COVID-19 positives

ELDORADO, Ill. (KBSI) – The Egyptian Health Department reports 221 southeast Illinois resident who have tested positive for COVID-19.

Saline County
Females:

  • 4 under the age of 5
  • 7 under the age of 10
  • 15 in their teens
  • 15 in their 20s
  • 9 in their 30s
  • 18 in their 40s
  • 12 in their 50s
  • 4 in their 60s
  • 2 in their 70s
  • 2 in their 80s
  • 1 in her 90s

Males:

  • 1 under the age of 5
  • 8 under the age of 10
  • 13 in their teens
  • 15 in their 20s
  • 4 in their 30s
  • 5 in their 40s
  • 9 in their 50s
  • 1 in his 60s
  • 1 in his 70s
  • 1 in his 80s
  • 1 demographics unknown-case status in progress

Gallatin County

Females:

  • 1 under the age of 10
  • 3 in their teens
  • 1 in their 20s
  • 4 in their 30s
  • 2 in their 40s
  • 1 in their 60s
  • 1 demographics unknown-case status in progress

Males:

  • 2 under the age of 10
  • 2 in their teens
  • 3 in their 40s

White County

Females:

  • 1 under the age of 5
  • 2 under the age of 10
  • 4 in their teens
  • 8 in their 20s
  • 4 in their 30s
  • 2 in their 40s
  • 2 in their 50s
  • 4 in their 60s
  • 3 in their 70s
  • 3 in their 80s

Males:

  • 1 under the age of 10
  • 3 in their teens
  • 2 in their 20s
  • 4 in their 30s
  • 3 in their 40s
  • 3 in their 50s
  • 4 in their 70s

COVID-19 numbers to date

Saline County

  • total of 6,192 lab confirmed positives
  • 79 deaths

White County

  • total of 3,767 lab-confirmed positives
  • 35 deaths

Gallatin County

  • 1,143 lab-confirmed positives
  • 10 deaths

The Illinois Department of Public Health, their healthcare provider, and the individuals have all been notified and are monitoring the situation.

To help slow the spread of COVID-19 in your community, you are asked to 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 announced that Illinois has had a total of 2,522,953 confirmed cases and 28,804 deaths in Illinois.

Remember the 3 Ws

  • Wear a mask
  • Wash your hands
  • Watch your distance (6 ft!)

Get Vaccinated! (or your booster) 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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