SANGAMON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — The Sangamon County Department of Public Health reported the death of an additional resident with COVID-19.
In a news release, officials said the patient was a woman in her 90s who tested positive on August 13. She was an inpatient at Memorial Medical Center.
Additionally, the health department reported 26 new COVID-19 cases in the county. They also reported 65 additional recoveries.
In total, there are 1,597 COVID-19 cases in Sangamon County, including 38 deaths. Of those total cases, 1,019 have recovered and 534 are in isolation. Currently, there are six residents with the virus that are hospitalized.