Egyptian Health Dept. reports 39 more COVID-19 cases

Egyptian Health Dept. reports 39 more COVID-19 cases
The Egyptian Health Department was notified on November 23, 2020, of 39 Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for COVID-19. (Source: KEYC)

SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS (KFVS) - The Egyptian Health Department was notified on November 23, 2020, of 39 Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.

The individuals include:

Saline County

o Female: 1 in their teens, 2 in their 50s, 3 in their 60s, 1 in their 70s, 2 in their 80s

o Male: 2 in their 30s, 2 in their 40s, 1 in their 50s, 2 in their 60s, 3 in their 70s, 1 in their 80s

Gallatin County

o Female: 1 in their 60s, 1 demographics unknown-case status in progress

White County

o Female: 2 in their 20s, 2 in their 40s, 1 in their 50s, 2 in their 60s, 1 in their 70s, 2 over the age of 100, 1 demographics unknown-case status in progress

o Male: 2 in their 40s, 1 in their 60s, 2 in their 70s, 1 in their 80s

o Please note: a male, in his 40s, has been transferred to their local health department

To date, Saline County has had a total of 1,140 lab confirmed positives, including 24 deaths.

White County has had a total of 586 lab-confirmed positives, including nine deaths, and Gallatin County has a total of 204 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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