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COVID-19 Press Release: April 30, 2020

April 30, 2020

COVID-19 Update: April 30, 2020

This is a daily joint communication from the Sangamon County Department of Public Health along with Memorial Health System, HSHS St. John’s Hospital, Springfield Clinic and SIU Medicine updating you on the status of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Sangamon County. This communication will come each day as necessary.

At the time of this press release, we are announcing one new death in Sangamon County. The patient was a female in her 70’s that tested positive for COVID-19 on April 24th. She was an inpatient at HSHS St.John’s Hospital.

We are also announcing nine new positive cases in Sangamon County. The total number of Sangamon County residents with confirmed cases between our five organizations is one hundred eighty, including twelve deaths. One positive case that was first reported on April 29th will no longer be reported in our numbers, the case has been transferred to Christian County

Memorial Medical Center is reporting ten confirmed positive cases currently hospitalized, including six Sangamon County residents, and two inpatients currently under investigation.

HSHS St. John’s Hospital is reporting sixteen confirmed positive cases currently hospitalized, including nine Sangamon County residents, and two inpatients currently under investigation.