7/16/20 – S7HD COVID-19 Update for the Southern Seven Region
Southern Seven Health Department (S7HD) reports 0 new recovered cases of COVID-19 in the Southern Seven region. Currently, there are 244 individuals from the Southern Seven region who have recovered since the start of the pandemic in the United States.
Southern Seven confirms 11 new cases of COVID-19 in the Southern Seven region. All individuals with active cases of COVID-19 are being isolated. The newly confirmed cases by gender and age are as follows:
- Hardin County: One female 50’s, one female 80’s
- Johnson County: One female under 5, one female 10’s, one male 30’s, two males 50’s
- Pope County: One female 80’s
- Pulaski County: One male 20’s
- Union County: One female 40’s, one female 50’s
Southern Seven Health Department will report on the number of confirmed positive cases as more cases appear. Currently, S7HD is reporting a cumulative total of 391 cases of COVID-19 in the Southern Seven region since the start of the pandemic in the United States. Southern Seven confirms a total of 6,762 COVID-19 tests have been reported in the region as of July 16.
Southern Seven reports 0 new deaths as a result of COVID-19 in the Southern Seven region. There have been 17 deaths reported by S7HD in the region since the start of the pandemic.
The number of individuals confirmed, to date, within the Southern Seven Counties are as follows:
Southern Seven Health Department will not release specific information about individuals with COVID-19 beyond their gender and age range, unless ordered by the court.
According to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), in Illinois there were 1,257 new individuals with COVID-19 identified on July 16 bringing the confirmed total in the State to 157,950 individuals, with 7,251 deaths.
All data are provisional and will change. In order to rapidly report COVID-19 information to the public, data are being reported in real-time. Information is constantly being entered into an electronic system and the number of cases and deaths can change as additional information is gathered.
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)