Record 13 New Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Effingham County Friday

  • Record 13 New Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Effingham County Friday

Record 13 New Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Effingham County Friday

Starke County is now up to 156 COVID-19 cases, after two more residents tested positive, while Pulaski County reported one new positive case, bringing its total up to 71.

As a public service, Perry Memorial Hospital & Shaw Media have partnered to provide open access to information related to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) emergency. Public Health has confirmed 146 cases this week.

According to data from the McLean County Health Department (MCHD), 412 people are considered recovered after completing their time in quarantine, while 83 people are isolating at home.

According to the health department, there have now been 142 confirmed cases in the three-county region.

Within Marshall County, 1,235 cases were confirmed on July 23, compared to 1,360 on Thursday.

Today, hospitalizations throughout the state were reported at 9,296 and 1,648 cases were reported hospitalized in North Texas.

Positive case No. 138 is a symptomatic male in his 60s with unknown exposure and is recovering at home.

The spike in cases for Effingham County comes amid a statewide rise in infections. Marshall County has had 18 confirmed cases.

Individual cases may be removed if the place of residence is outside of Collin County. This week's totals bring the county to 1,359 cases since March.

The last seven days saw one of the deadliest COVID-19 weeks in Marshall County since the pandemic began.