Egyptian Health Department reports 3 more COVID-19 cases

Egyptian Health Department reports 3 more COVID-19 cases
The Egyptian Health Department was notified on August 1 of three Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for COVID-19. (Source: AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS (KFVS) - The Egyptian Health Department was notified on August 1 of three Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.

The individuals include:

Saline County

  • 1 male, in his 20s, at home and in isolation
  • 1 female, in her 40s, at home and in isolation

White County

  • 1 female, in her 60s, at home and in isolation

To date, Saline County has had a total of 105 lab confirmed positives, including one death, White County has had a total of 58 lab-confirmed positives, and Gallatin County has a total of 44 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.

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