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COVID-19 Update: August 5, 2020

This is a 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 only when a NEW COVID-19 positive case is confirmed and identified as someone who resides in Logan County.

The Logan County Department of Public Health has confirmed the following confirmed two new cases of COVID-19. The individuals are both in their 40s, symptomatic and isolated at home.

The total number of confirmed positive cases in Logan County is now 91 including 69 individuals who have recovered.

Logan County Data

The table below represents Logan County residents. This table is maintained 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

NEW - Free Testing Provided by the Logan County Department of Public Health

The Logan County Department of Public Health is conducting free drive-thru COVID-19 testing for anyone at the Logan County Fairgrounds between 9am-11am Thursday, August 6 and Friday, August 7. Participants should bring photo identification, remain in their cars and wear face coverings. Traffic should enter through the west gate of the fairgrounds off Postville Drive and exit through the east gate onto Jefferson Street. Reservations are not required. Please call 217-735-2317 if you have any questions.

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