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Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Dept. reports 93 new cases of COVID-19

The Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department reported 93 cases of COVID-19 on Thursday,...
The Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department reported 93 cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, July 29.(WFIE)
Published: Jul. 29, 2021 at 1:14 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 30, 2021 at 3:36 AM CDT
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FRANKLIN-WILLIAMSON COUNTIES, Ill. (KFVS) - The Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department reported 93 cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, July 29.

A summary of the cases includes:

Williamson County

  • New cases - 62
    • Females: One infant, one toddler, four teenagers, seven women in their 20s, four women in their 30s, four women in their 40s, five women in their 50s, seven women in their 60s, three women in their 70s and one woman in her 80′s.
    • Males: Two under 10, one preteen, four teenagers, five men in their 20s, five men in their 30s, five men in their 40s and three men in their 60s.
  • Total cases - 8,428
  • Total deaths - 131

Franklin County

  • New cases - 31
    • Females: Two toddlers, one boy under 10, two preteens, one woman in her 20s, one woman in her 30s, three women in their 40s and one woman in her 50s.
    • Males: One infant, one toddler, one boy under 10, five men their 20s, five men in their 30s, three men in their 40s, one man in his 50s, two men in their 60s and one man in his 70s.
  • Total cases - 5,043
  • Total deaths - 71

The health department believes the patients contracted the virus through either local contact with known cases, social gatherings, church settings, community events or through transmission in the community (unable to trace back to a known source).

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