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COVID-19 Press Release: April 19, 2020

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

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

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

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