August 14th, COVID-19 numbers as of noon, look like this around the Regional Radio listening area.
All reports are from health departments over the last 48 hours.
The Christ-Mont Emergency Management Agency reports that as of noon on Friday in Christian County, 2 new cases were reported making the positive total 167. 6,912 people in Christian County have tested negative. There have been 5 deaths and 94 people are in isolation.
In Montgomery County, Christ-Mont is reporting 4 new cases pushing the positive total to 181. Over 7,700 people tested negative in Montgomery County, where there have been 7 deaths. 23 people are in isolation.
In Shelby County, the health department is reporting 7 new cases making the positive total 95. Just over 2,362 people have tested negative in the county, where there have been 2 deaths and 26 people are in isolation.
In Moultrie County, the health department is reporting 27 new cases pushing the positive total to 99. There have been 2,371 negative test results reported with no deaths and 32 people in isolation.
Sangamon County is reporting 60 new cases making the positive total 1381. There have been 36 deaths with 542 in isolation.
In Fayette County they’re reporting 1 new case making the positive total 72. 2,693 have tested in total in the county with 14 in isolation.
And, in Macon County, they're reporting 53 new COVID-19 cases making the positive total 707. There are 344 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 5.7% as of August 10th. Region 6, includes Shelby, Macon, Moultrie, Fayette, and counties to the east, shows a positivity rate of 2.6% as of August 10th.
For a complete breakdown of statistics by county, click the "Current Coronavirus Numbers by County" icon at taylorvilledailynews-dot-com.