August 11th, COVID-19 numbers as of noon, look like this around the Regional Radio listening area.
The Christ-Mont Emergency Management Agency reports that on Monday in Christian County, 1 new case was reported making the positive total 162. 6,667 people in Christian County have tested negative. There have been 5 deaths and 104 people are in isolation.
In Montgomery County, Christ-Mont reports 0 new cases keeping the positive total at 176. Over 7,500 people tested negative in Montgomery County, where there have been 7 deaths. 19 people are in isolation.
In Shelby County, the health department is reporting 4 new cases making the positive total 83. Just over 2,200 people have tested negative in the county, where there has been 1 death and 20 people are in isolation.
In Moultrie County, the health department is reporting 0 new cases keeping the positive total at 72. There have been 2,168 negative test results reported with no deaths and 20 people in isolation.
Sangamon County is reporting 21 new cases making the positive total 1270. There have been 34 deaths with 507 in isolation.
In Fayette County they’re reporting 7 new cases making the positive total 68. 2,567 have tested in total in the county with 17 in isolation.
And, in Macon County, they're reporting 15 new COVID-19 cases making the positive total 638. There are 280 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 8th. Region 6, includes Shelby, Macon, Moultrie, Fayette, and counties to the east, shows a positivity rate of 2.8% as of August 8th.
For a complete breakdown of statistics by county, click the "Current Coronavirus Numbers by County" icon at taylorvilledailynews-dot-com.