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COVID-19 Press Release: April 22, 2020

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COVID-19 Update: April 22, 2020

This is a daily joint communication from the Sangamon County Department of Public Health along with Memorial Health System, HSHS St. John’s Hospital, Springfield Clinic and SIU Medicine updating you on the status of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Sangamon County. This communication will come each day as necessary.

At the time of this press release, we are announcing four new positive cases in Sangamon County. The total number of Sangamon County residents with confirmed cases between our five organizations is sixty-nine, including five deaths. A positive case that was first reported on April 20th will no longer be reported in our numbers, the case has been transferred to Mason County.

Memorial Medical Center is reporting six confirmed positive cases currently hospitalized,including two Sangamon County residents, and three inpatients currently under investigation.

HSHS St. John’s Hospital is reporting seven confirmed positive cases currently hospitalized, including two Sangamon County residents, and three inpatients currently under investigation.

 

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