Sangamon County reports 44th COVID-related death; Greene, Morgan, Cass counties go to ‘warning list’

The Illinois Department of Public Health today announced 1,462 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state Sunday, including 14 additional confirmed deaths. Meanwhile, Sangamon County reported Sunday its 44th fatality due to COVID-19. The deceased was a female in her 60s who tested positive for COVID-19 on Aug. 26. She died Saturday at Memorial Medical Center. Sangamon County announced 14 new cases Saturday along with 18 on Sunday. That gives the county 2,146 cases overall, with three cases being transferred out of the county. Eleven persons still remain hospitalized. The county listed 425 persons in isolation with 1,666 considered “recovered.”