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Williamson County nears 1,700 total cases of COVID

coronavirus

(WSIL) -- Health departments in southern Illinois are reporting 52 new cases of the virus Saturday across Franklin, Gallatin, Jackson, Saline, White and Williamson counties.

Franklin County:

  • Females: One tween, one in their 30’s, one in their 40’s, one in their 50’s, and two in their 70’s.
  • Males: One infant, two in their 20’s, one in their 40’s, one in their 50’s, one in their 60’s, two in their 70’s and one in their 80’s.

To date, there have been a total of 817 laboratory confirmed positives in Franklin county of COVID-19, including seven deaths in Franklin county related to COVID-19. Of these positive cases, 445 have recovered in Franklin county.

Gallatin County:

  • Male: One in his 30’s

Gallatin County has a total of 115 lab-confirmed positives of COVID-19, including two deaths.

Jackson County:

  • Female: 1 in 20s, 1 in 30s, and 2 in 70s.
  • Male: 2 in 20s, and 1 in 70s.

The health department is currently managing 95 active cases. To date, there have been 1,417 confirmed cases in Jackson County including 25 related deaths. Of these positive cases, 1,297 individuals released from isolation, including five Saturday.

Saline County:

  • Females: Two in their teens, one in her 20's, one in her 40's, two in their 50's, one in her 60's
  • Males: One in his teens, one his 30's, one in his 40's, three in their 60's and one in his 70's.

To date, Saline County has had a total of 513 lab confirmed positives, including nine deaths.

White County:

  • Males: One in his 60’s

White County has had a total of 243 lab-confirmed positives, including one death.

Williamson County:

  • Females: One teenager, one in their 20’s, two in their 40’s and one in their 50’s.
  • Males: One in their 20’s, one in their 30’s, two in their 40’s, one in their 50’s and two in their 70’s.

To date, there have been a total of 1,690 laboratory confirmed positives in Williamson county, including 58 deaths. Of these positive cases, 1,061 have recovered in Williamson county.

Illinois Department of Public Health:

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 3,629 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois Saturday, including 27 additional deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 339,803 cases, including 9,192 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. 

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Brooke Schlyer

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