Egyptian Health Department reports 50 new COVID-19 positive cases

ELDORADO, Ill. (KBSI) – The Egyptian Health Department reports 50 southeast Illinois residents recently tested positive for COVID-19.

Saline County

Females:

  • 1 under the age of 10
  • 2 in their teens
  • 6 in their 20s,
  • 2 in their 30s
  • 2 in their 40s
  • 1 in their 50s
  • 1 in their 60s
  • 3 in their 70s

Males:

  • 2 in their teens
  • 3 in their 20s
  • 2 in their 30s
  • 1 in their 40s
  • 1 in their 60s
  • 1 in their 70s
  • 1 in their 80s

Gallatin County

Females:

  • 1 in their 30s
  • 1 in their 60s

White County

Females:

  • 1 in her teens
  • 2 in their 20s
  • 2 in their 30s
  • 1 in their 40s
  • 2 in their 50s
  •  2 in their 60s

Males:

  • 1 under the age of 10
  • 1 in his teens
  • 2 in their 30s
  • 1 in his 40s
  • 1 in his 50s
  • 2 in their 60s
  • 1 in their 70s

COVID-19 numbers to date

Saline County

  • 74 deaths
  • 5,264 lab confirmed positives

White County

  • 33 deaths
  • 3,370 lab-confirmed positives

Gallatin County

  • 10 deaths
  • 1,005 lab-confirmed positives of COVID-19

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, you are asked to answer your phone. Contact tracers may be calling 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, 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 negative, you should still isolate until you receive your lab-confirmed results.

IDPH announced that Illinois has had a total of 2,098,064 confirmed cases and 27,684 deaths in Illinois.

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