Egyptian Health Department reports 11 more COVID-19 cases

Egyptian Health Department reports 11 more COVID-19 cases
Egyptian Health Department was notified on October 18, 2020, of eleven Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for COVID-19. (Source: wwsb)

SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS (KFVS) - Egyptian Health Department was notified on October 18, 2020, of eleven Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.

The individuals include:

Saline County

o a female, in her 20s, 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 50s, at home and in isolation

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

o a male, in his 50′s, at home and in isolation

o Please note: a female, in her 30s, reported Oct. 17, has been transferred to their local health department

Gallatin County

o Please note: a female, in her 30s, reported Oct. 16, has been transferred to White County

White County

o a female, in her 20s, case status in progress

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

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

o a female, in her 70s, at home and in isolation

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

To date, Saline County has had a total of 518 lab confirmed positives, including nine deaths.

White County has had a total of 249 lab-confirmed positives, including one death and Gallatin County has a total of 114 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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