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The Chris-Mont Emergency Management Agency has released weekend numbers pertaining to the coronavirus outbreak.

 

Officials say in Christian County, there were no new cases since Friday, with 33 total positive cases, 995 total negative cases, and 4 deaths.

 

In Montgomery County, there was one new case reported since Friday, with 40 total positive cases, one-thousand sixty-five negative cases, and one death.

 

 

The agency added that the 2 counties are on target to move to Phase 3 on May 29th.   Phase 3, according to the Governor's "Restore Illinois" plan, is called the "Recovery" phase.  It allows manufacturing, offices, retail, barbershops and salons to reopen to the public with capacity and other limits and safety precautions. Gatherings limited to 10 people or fewer are allowed. Face coverings and social distancing are the norm. 

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