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LCDPH and ALMH Joint COVID-19 Release - April 19, 2020

This is a daily joint communication from the Logan County Department of Public Health and Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital updating you on the status of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Logan County. This communication will come each day as necessary.

One confirmed positive case from Mason County is still hospitalized at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

The total number of confirmed positive cases in Logan County is 5. The fifth COVID-19 positive case was tested in Aurora, Illinois and is considered a “temporary resident” currently recovering in isolation at Logan County Correctional Center. That positive case may be removed from the Logan County dashboard in the future pending a final decision of residency from the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Inpatients

As of 3:00pm

COVID-19 Positive NEW TODAY

COVID-19 Persons Under Investigation (PUI)

 

COVID-19 Deaths

0

0

0

A person under investigation (PUI) is an ALMH inpatient who has been tested and is awaiting the results of their COVID-19 test. ALMH outpatient patients and hospital inpatients who have been discharged or transferred to another healthcare facility are not included in these numbers.

Logan County Data

The table below represents Logan County residents. This information is updated regularly by the Logan County Department of Public Health and is available at www.lcdph.org. The discrepancy between the number of inpatients at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in the table above and the LCDPH table below is because ALMH may be caring for patients from outside of Logan County.

A recovered individual is someone who has tracked their symptoms twice daily and reported that they have been symptom-free for 72 hours to the Logan County Department of Public Health. The total number of positives on the Logan County dashboard represents a historical running total of confirmed positive cases. Recovered individuals are never removed from the total number of positives.

Statewide Data

A continually updated map of statewide data is maintained by the Illinois Department of Public Health and available online at: https://www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/diseases-and- conditions/diseases-a-z-list/coronavirus

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