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COVID-19 Press Release: April 18, 2020

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COVID-19 Update: April 18, 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 two new positive cases in Sangamon County. The total number of Sangamon County residents with confirmed cases between our five organizations is fifty-eight, including five deaths.

Memorial Medical Center is reporting three confirmed positive cases currently hospitalized, none of which are Sangamon County residents, and five inpatients currently under investigation.

HSHS St. John’s Hospital is reporting four confirmed positive cases currently hospitalized, none of which are Sangamon County residents, and nine inpatients currently under investigation.

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