Egyptian Health Department reports 3 deaths, 96 more positive cases of COVID-19positive cases

(Source: Egyptian Health Department)

ELDORADO, Ill. (KBSI) – Egyptian Health Department reports three additional people have died due to complications with COVID-19.

Two people lived in Saline County. One person lived in White County.

Egyptian Health Department was notified January 3, 2022 of 96 southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.

Saline County

Females:

  • 1 under the age of 10
  • 9 in their teens
  • 3 in their 20s
  • 7 in their 30s
  • 4 in their 40s
  • 3 in their 50s
  • 3 in their 60s
  • 3 in their 70s
  • 1 in their 80s
  • 1 demographics unknown-case status in progress

Males:

  • 11 in their teens
  • 7 in their 20s
  • 5 in their 30s
  • 2 in their 40s
  • 1 in his 50s
  • 1 in his 60s
  • 2 in their 70s

Gallatin County

Females:

  • 1 in her teens
  • 2 in their 20s
  • 1 in her 30s
  • 1 in her 40s

Males:

  • 1 under the age of 1
  • 2 under the age of 10
  • 1 in his teens
  • 1 in his 30s
  • 1 in his 40s
  • 1 in his 50s

White County

Females:

  • 1 under the age of 10
  • 1 in her teens
  • 3 in their 20s
  • 1 in her 30s
  • 1 in her 40s, 2
  • 2 in their 50s
  • 2 in their 60s

Males:

  • 1 under the age of 1
  • 1 in his teens
  • 2 in their 20s
  • 1 in his 40s
  • 2 in their 60s
  • 1 in his 70s

COVID-19 numbers to date

Saline County

  • total of 5,492 lab confirmed positives,
  • including 76 deaths

White County

  • total of 3,447 lab-confirmed positives
  • including 35 deaths

Gallatin County

  • total of 1,039 lab-confirmed positives of COVID-19
  • including 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 our communities, people are asked to answer their phone. Contact tracers may be calling to let you know that you have been exposed to a confirmed COVID-19 positive. Maintain physical distancing of 6 feet or more at all times.

If you have been tested for COVID-19, 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, positive or negatives, you should still isolate until you receive your lab-confirmed results.

Illinois Department of Public Health announced that Illinois has had a total of 2,238,743 confirmed cases and 27,998 deaths in Illinois.

Please remember the 3 Ws

  • Wear your face covering if you are not fully vaccinated.
  • Wash your hands
  • Watch your distance (6 ft!)

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