Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Dept. reports 28 new cases, 2 additional deaths

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Dept. reports 28 new cases, 2 additional deaths
The Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department reported 28 new cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths on Thursday, October 1. (Source: University of Hawaii)

FRANKLIN-WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - The Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department reported 28 new cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths on Thursday, October 1.

The health department said a man in his 70s from Franklin County and a woman in her 80s from Williamson County, who was from a long term care facility, were both previously diagnosed with COVID-19 and passed away.

The new cases are being isolated. They include:

Franklin County

  • Females - one in their 70s
  • Males - one in their 20s, one in their 30s, two in their 50s

Williamson County

  • Females - five in their 30s, one in their 40s, three in their 50s, three in their 60s and one in their 70s
  • Males - one child under 10, one teenager, four in their 30s, two in their 40s, one in their 50s and one in their 70s

As of Thursday, there have been a total of 1,465 cases of COVID-19 in Williamson County, including 52 deaths and 964 recoveries. In Franklin County, the health department reported a total of 566 cases, five deaths and 388 recoveries.

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