August 4th COVID-19 numbers look like this around the Regional Radio listening area.
The Christ-Mont Emergency Management Agency reports that on Monday in Christian County, 3 new cases were reported making the positive total 127. 5,895 people in Christian County have tested negative. There have been 4 deaths and 82 people are in isolation.
In Montgomery County, Christ-Mont reports 0 new cases making the positive total 156. Just over 65-hundred tested negative in Montgomery County, where there have been 7 deaths. 14 people are in isolation.
In Shelby County, the health department is reporting 2 new cases making the positive total 61. Just over 2,000 tested negative in the county where there has been 1 death and 17 people are in isolation.
In Moultrie County, the health department is reporting 8 new cases making the positive total 60. There have been 2,048 negative test results reported with no deaths and 22 people in isolation.
Sangamon County is reporting 21 new cases making the positive total 1066. There have been 34 deaths with 468 in isolation.
In Fayette County they’re reporting 5 new case making the positive total 58. 2,312 have tested negative with 12 in isolation.
And, in Macon County, they're reporting 13 new COVID-19 cases making the positive total 488. There have been 13,704 negative tests with 198 in isolation.
The Illinois Department of Public Health reports that Region 3, that encompasses the counties of Christian, Montgomery, and Sangamon in the Regional Radio listening area and counties to the west, shows a positivity rate of 4.7% as of July 31st. Region 6, includes Shelby, Macon, Moultrie, Fayette, and counties to the east, shows a positivity rate of 3.1% as of July 31st.
For a complete breakdown of statistics by county, click the "Current Coronavirus Numbers by County" icon at taylorvilledailynews-dot-com.