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Over 20 New COVID-19 Cases Reported In Central Illinois

There were over 20 new cases in Central Illinois of COVID-19 over the last 24 hours. Every county in the regional radio listening area including Montgomery County, Christian County, Shelby County, Fayette County, Sangamon County, and Macon County all reported new cases. 


Shelby County reported an 80-year-old female resident of Shelbyville Manor tested positive for the virus. The Health Department has ordered all staff and residents of the facility to be tested. 


Fayette County reported two new cases today. That brings their total up to 19. It is their first new cases in over a week. Christian and Montgomery County reported three new cases combined as well. 


According to the Chris-Mont EMA, the Central Region is on target to move to Phase 3 on May 29th and phase 4 on June 26th. 


As always, visit taylorvilledailynews.com and click on the coronavirus cases by county for the latest recovery numbers and the latest on the coronavirus outbreak in our listening area.

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