SALINE COUNTY, IL -- The Egyptian Health Department says another person has tested positive for COVID-19 in Saline County, Illinois. 

The patient is a female in her 40's and is at home in isolation. 

The IDPH says the new state total for positive cases is 13,549 people.

The Egyptian Health Department says the number of cases can be reduced by following public health guidance on social distancing, washing hands frequently, disinfecting commonly touched surfaces, and staying home when you are ill.

If you feel like you have COVID-19, then call your healthcare provider or one of the state COVID-19 hotlines:

  • Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)
  • Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH)
    • 1-844-988-7800
  • Ferrell Hospital (Triage Nurse)
    • (618) 273-2275
  • Harrisburg Medical Center
    • (618)253-7671

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Thank you for reading!

Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to read or post comments.