Health department reports additional death of resident with COVID-19


SANGAMON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — The Sangamon County Department of Public Health said a man that tested positive for COVID-19 on August 9 has died.

In a news release, officials said the man was in his 90s. He was an inpatient at Memorial Medical Center.

Additionally, there were 30 new COVID-19 cases reported on Wednesday in the county. In total, there are 1,351 COVID-19 cases in the county, including 35 deaths. Of those total cases, 802 have recovered and 506 are in isolation.

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

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