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COVID-19 Press Release: May 1, 2020

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COVID-19 Update: May 1, 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 eleven new positive cases in Sangamon County. The total number of Sangamon County residents with confirmed cases between our five organizations is one hundred ninety-one, including twelve deaths.

Memorial Medical Center is reporting eleven confirmed positive cases currently hospitalized, including seven Sangamon County residents, and four inpatients currently under investigation.

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

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