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Southern Seven Health Dept. reports five recovered cases, including the case from Hardin County



4/28/20 – 2:00 PM – Coronavirus Disease Update

Southern Seven Reports Five Recovered and No New Cases in Region

 Southern Seven Health Department (S7HD) confirms five more individuals have recovered from COVID-19 in the Southern Seven region:  One is from Hardin County.  One is from Pulaski County.  And the remaining three are from Union County.  This brings the total number of recovered individuals, to date, with COVID-19 to 16.

Southern Seven confirms no new cases of COVID-19 in the Southern Seven region.

Southern Seven Health Department will report on the number of confirmed positive cases as more cases appear. Currently, S7HD is reporting a total of 37 cases and no deaths.  The number of individuals confirmed, to date, with COVID-19 within the Southern Seven Counties:

County Alexander Hardin Johnson Massac Pope Pulaski Union Total
Cases 3 1 4 4 0 17 8 37
Recovered 0 1 of the 1 2 of the 4 3 of the 4 0 6 of the 17 4 of the 8 16 of the 37
Deaths 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Southern Seven Health Department will not release specific information about individuals with COVID-19 beyond their sex and age range, unless ordered by the court.

The number of COVID-19 cases in Illinois has risen dramatically in the past week.  According to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), in Illinois there were 1,980 new individuals with COVID-19 identified on April 27 bringing the confirmed total in the State to 45,883 individuals, with 1,983 deaths.

The following hotlines are also available to answer your questions and advise you on your next steps for treatment in the Southern Seven region.

  • Massac Memorial Hospital 1-618-638-1344 (7am-7pm line)
  • Southern Illinois Healthcare 1-844-988-7800 (24-hour line)
  • Francis Medical Center 1-573-331-4200 (7am-5pm line)
  • Baptist Health 1-888-227-8478 (24-hour line)


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