August 10th, COVID-19 numbers as of noon, look like this around the Regional Radio listening area.
The Christ-Mont Emergency Management Agency reports that over the weekend in Christian County, 11 new cases were reported making the positive total 161. 6,622 people in Christian County have tested negative. There have been 5 deaths and 103 people are in isolation.
In Montgomery County, Christ-Mont reports 8 new cases making the positive total 176. Nearly 7,500 people tested negative in Montgomery County, where there have been 7 deaths. 25 people are in isolation.
In Shelby County, the health department is reporting 5 new cases making the positive total 79. Just under 2,200 people have tested negative in the county, where there has been 1 death and 23 people are in isolation.
In Moultrie County, the health department is reporting 1 new case making the positive total 72. There have been 2,168 negative test results reported with no deaths and 20 people in isolation.
Sangamon County is reporting 88 new cases making the positive total 1249. There have been 34 deaths with 562 in isolation.
In Fayette County they’re reporting 1 new case making the positive total 61. 2,352 have tested negative with 14 in isolation.
And, in Macon County, they're reporting 24 new COVID-19 cases making the positive total 623. There have been 13,704 negative tests with 186 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 5.4% as of August 7th. Region 6, includes Shelby, Macon, Moultrie, Fayette, and counties to the east, shows a positivity rate of 3.0% as of August 5th.
For a complete breakdown of statistics by county, click the "Current Coronavirus Numbers by County" icon at taylorvilledailynews-dot-com.