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Serving Saline, Gallatin & White Counties

Daily COVID-19 Update

September 1, 2021
❗❗BREAKTHROUGH CASES❗❗
Reported December 2020 through August 31, 2021
Please see the chart below. We will update this chart and share twice a month on our website, newsletter and social media platforms.
Please note: Per IDPH, a Breakthrough Case is defined as an individual who tests positive for COVID-19 at least 14 days after being fully vaccinated and did not test positive in the previous 45 days.
#GetVaccinated #weareinthistogether

Egyptian Health Department was notified on September 1, 2021 of 42 Southeastern Illinois residents who have tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individuals: 

  • Saline County 
    Female: 1under the age of 5, 3 in their teens, 4 in their 20’s, 2 in their 30’s, 2 in their 40’s, 2 in their 50’s, 2 in their 60’s 
    Male: 1 under the age of 5, 1 under the age of 10, 1 in their teens, 5 in their 20’s, 3 in their 30’s, 2 in their 40’s, 3 in their 60’s 

  • Gallatin County 
    Female: 1 in their teens, 1 in their 50’s 
    Male: 1 under the age of 10, 1 demographics unknown-case status in progress 

  • White County 
    Female: 1 in their teens, 1 in their 20’s, 1 in their 30’s, 1 in their 40’s, 3 in their 50’s, 1 in their 60’s, 1 demographics unknown-case status in progress 
    Male: 2 under the age of 10, 1 in their 30’s, 1 in their 40’s, 2 in their 50’s, 1 in their 60’s 

 

To date, Saline County has had a total of 3,688lab confirmed positives, including 60 deaths, White County has had a total of 2,424 lab-confirmed positives, including 27 deaths, and Gallatin County has a total of 725 lab-confirmed positives of COVID-19, including 4 deaths. The Illinois Department of Public Health, their healthcare provider, and the individuals have all been notified and are monitoring the situation. 


To help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our communities, please answer your phone. Contact Tracers 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 1,528, 120 confirmed cases and 23,979 deaths in Illinois.
 
Please remember the 3 W's
Wear your face covering if you are not fully vaccinated
Wash your hands
Watch your distance (6 ft!)

Wash your hands frequently. Wear a face covering if you have to go out. Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces. Remain 6 feet apart from others.
 

#allinillinois #weareinthistogether #socialdistancingsaveslives

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