July 30th COVID-19 numbers look like this around the Regional Radio listening area.
The Christ-Mont Emergency Management Agency reports that yesterday in Christian County, 6 new cases were reported making the positive total number 106. 5,281 people in Christian County have tested negative. There have been 4 deaths and 61 people are in isolation.
In Montgomery County, Christ-Mont reports 4 new cases making the positive total 145. Just over 62-hundred tested negative in Montgomery County, where there have been 6 deaths. 11 people are in isolation.
In Shelby County, the health department is reporting 9 new cases making the positive total 55. Just over 1,900 tested negative in the county where there has been 1 death and 21 people are in isolation.
In Moultrie County, the health department is reporting 0 new cases making the positive total 50. There have been 1,753 negative test results reported with no deaths and 18 people in isolation.
Sangamon County is reporting 24 new cases making the positive total 940. There have been 34 deaths with 38 in isolation.
In Fayette County, they’re reporting 0 new cases making the positive total 52. 2,096 have tested negative with 9 in isolation.
And, in Macon County, they're reporting 25 new COVID-19 cases making the positive total 415. There have been 13,704 negative tests with 145 in isolation.
The Illinois Department of Public Health reports that Region 3, which encompasses the counties of Christian, Montgomery, and Sangamon in the Regional Radio listening area and counties to the west, shows a positivity rate of 4.1% as of July 27th. Region 6, includes Shelby, Macon, Moultrie, Fayette, and counties to the east, shows a positivity rate of 3.1% percent as of July 27th.
For a complete breakdown of statistics by county, click the "Current Coronavirus Numbers by County" icon at taylorvilledailynews-dot-com.