Health officials report additional COVID-19 death at The Villas


SANGAMON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — Officials with the Sangamon County Department of Public Health said another resident of The Villas Senior Care Community has died from COVID-19.

They said the patient was a woman in her 80s. She tested positive for the virus on April 24. She was an inpatient at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

In total, there are 104 COVID-19 cases associated with The Villas in Sherman. Those numbers include 21 deaths.

Additionally, the Sangamon County Department of Public Health said there were five new COVID-19 cases in the county. There are now a total of 275 cases, including 25 deaths.

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

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