Submitted by Egyptian health Department
Egyptian Health Department was notified of one Saline County Resident and four White County Residents who have passed away due to complications of Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are saddened by this news and our thoughts are with the families.
Egyptian Health Department was notified of 527 Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19) for the week of January 28- February 3, 2022.
Saline County- 286 reported positive test results
Gallatin County- 78 reported positive test results
White County- 163 reported positive test results
Please note, these numbers do not include unreported positive home tests.
To date, Saline County has had a total of 7,206 lab confirmed positives, including 84 deaths, White County has had a total of 4,265 lab-confirmed positives, including 39 deaths, and Gallatin County has a total of 1,334 lab-confirmed positives of COVID-19, including 12 deaths.
To help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our communities, please answer your phone. The Centralized Surge Center may be calling you to let you know that you have been exposed to a confirmed COVID-19 positive. Remember to maintain physical distancing of 6 feet or more at all times.
If you have been tested for COVID-19, please remember that you have to isolate at home until you have received your test results. Please note: If you have received results for a COVID-19 Rapid Test-- 𝙋𝙊𝙎𝙄𝙏𝙄𝙑𝙀 or 𝙉𝙀𝙂𝘼𝙏𝙄𝙑𝙀-- you should still 𝙄𝙎𝙊𝙇𝘼𝙏𝙀 until you receive your lab-confirmed results. Help stop the spread of COVID-19 in your community.
IDPH announced that Illinois has had a total of 2,939,099 confirmed cases and 31,123 deaths in Illinois.