Health department reports 33rd resident with COVID-19 dies


SANGAMON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — The Sangamon County Department of Public Health reported a 33rd county resident with COVID-19 has died.

They said the patient was a man in his 80s that tested positive for the virus on May 11. He was an inpatient at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Additionally, the health department reported four new COVID-19 cases. They said that brings the county’s total to 371 cases, including 33 deaths. Of the total cases, there are 278 people that have recovered.

This infographic from the Sangamon Co. Dept. of Public Health shows COVID-19 statistics in the county.

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