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Bi-County Health: 26 new cases of COVID-19, 4 additional deaths

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(WSIL) -- Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department has announced 26 new cases of COVID-19, as well as four additional deaths in its region.

According to the health department, three of the four deaths are from long-term care facilities in Williamson County.

Williamson County is one of 24 counties currently at the Illinois Department of Public Health's warning level for COVID-19.

ALEXANDER COUNTY

  • One female in her 20s

There have been 64 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including one death, in Alexander County. Southern Seven Health Department says 19 cases are currently active.

FRANKLIN COUNTY

  • Female: One in her 60s
  • Male: One in his 20s, two in their 50s and one in his 60s

In addition to five new cases of COVID-19, Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department also announced one additional death in the county.

The health department says a man in his 50s passed away.

To date, there have been 474 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including two deaths, in Franklin County. Health officials say 306 of the positive cases have recovered.

Bi-County Health also reported one additional case of COVID-19 - a woman in her 60s - but it's not yet known if that individual is from Franklin County or Williamson County.

HARDIN COUNTY

  • One male in 10s

There have been 33 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Hardin County. Ten of the cases are currently active.

JACKSON COUNTY

  • Female: One under 10, one preteen, one teen, two in their 20s, two in their 30s and one in her 70s
  • Male: One under 10, one teen, three in their 20s, one in his 30s, one in his 40s and one in his 60s

Jackson County Health Department reported 16 new cases of COVID-19 Friday. To date, there have been 1,229 confirmed cases in the county, including 24 related deaths.

The health department says 100 active cases are currently being managed.

JEFFERSON COUNTY

  • Female: One in her 20s and one in her 70s
  • Male: One in his 20s and two in his 50s

Jefferson County has had 570 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 31 deaths. Health officials say 42 active cases are currently in isolation.

MASSAC COUNTY

  • Female: One in 10s, one in her 40s and one in her 50s
  • Male: One in 10s and one in his 60s

There have been 91 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massac County, including two deaths. Southern Seven Health Department says 33 cases are currently active.

PULASKI COUNTY

  • Female: One in her 20s and one in her 40s
  • Male: One in his 20s and one in his 30s

Pulaski County has had 155 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including one death. Twenty-two of the cases are currently active.

RANDOLPH COUNTY

  • 11 new cases for Friday, Sept. 18

There have been 917 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 11 deaths, in Randolph County. Health officials say 81 cases are currently active.

SALINE COUNTY

  • Female: One in her 30s, one in her 50s and one in her 60s
  • Male: One in his 50s

Egyptian Health Department says all the individuals are at home in isolation. There have been 248 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including three deaths in Saline County.

UNION COUNTY

  • Female: One in 10s, one in her 30s and one in her 40s
  • Male: One in his 20s, one in his 30s and one in his 50s

Union County has had 479 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 20 deaths. Southern Seven Health Department says 83 cases are currently active.

WHITE COUNTY

  • One female in her 60s

Egyptian Health Department says the individual is at home in isolation. To date, White County has had 157 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

WILLIAMSON COUNTY

  • Female: One child under 10, three teens, three in their 20s, one in her 30s, one in her 40s, one in her 60s, one in her 70s and two in their 90s
  • Male: One teen, one in his 20s, one in his 30s, one in his 50s, one in his 60s, one in his 70s and one in his 90s

In addition to 20 new cases of COVID-19, Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department also announced three additional deaths.

The health department says a woman in her 80s and two women in their 90s passed away.

To date, there have been 1,306 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Williamson County, including 34 deaths. Of the positive cases, health officials say 751 have recovered.

Bi-County Health also reported one additional case of COVID-19 - a woman in her 60s - but it's not yet known if that individual is from Franklin County or Williamson County.

Mandy Robertson

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