Egyptian Health Department reports 17 new COVID-19 cases

Egyptian Health Department reports 17 new COVID-19 cases
The Egyptian Health Department was notified on October 17, 2020, of seventeen Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for COVID-19. (Source: wwsb)

SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS (KFVS) - The Egyptian Health Department was notified on October 17, 2020, of seventeen Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.

The individuals include:

Saline County

o a male, in his teens, case status in progress

o a female, in her teens, at home and in isolation

o a female, in her teens, at home and in isolation

o a female, in her 20s, at home and in isolation

o a female, in her 30s, at home and in isolation

o a female, in her 30s, at home and in isolation

o a male, in his 30s, at home and in isolation

o a female, in her 40s, at home and in isolation

o a male, in his 40s, at home and in isolation

o a female, in her 50s, at home and in isolation

o a female, in her 50s, at home and in isolation

o a female, in her 60s, at home and in isolation

o a male, in his 60s, at home and in isolation

o a male, in his 60s, at home and in isolation

o a male, in his 60s, at home and in isolation

o a male, in his 70s, at home and in isolation

o Please note: a female, in her 20′s, reported October 16, has been transferred to their local health department

Gallatin County

o a male, in his 30s, at home and in isolation

White County

o a male, in his 60s, at home and in isolation

To date, Saline County has had a total of 513 lab confirmed positives, including nine deaths.

White County has had a total of 243 lab-confirmed positives, including one death and Gallatin County has a total of 115 lab-confirmed positives of COVID-19, including two deaths.

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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