COVID-19 Press Release: April 20, 2020
COVID-19 Update: April 20, 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 four new positive cases in Sangamon County. The total number of Sangamon County residents with confirmed cases between our five organizations is sixty-three, including five deaths.
Memorial Medical Center is reporting one confirmed positive case currently hospitalized, and nine inpatients currently under investigation. The confirmed positive inpatient is not a Sangamon County resident.
HSHS St. John’s Hospital is reporting six confirmed positive cases currently hospitalized, and five inpatients currently under investigation. None of the confirmed positive inpatients are Sangamon County residents.