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Macon County: 3 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed; total at 182

Macon County: 3 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed; total at 182

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DECATUR — Macon County officials announced three more confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the county's total to 182. 

Of those, 69 people have been released from isolation. Four are hospitalized, 92 are recovering at home and 17 residents have died. 

The county's Joint Crisis Communication Team said 2,537 tests have been completed in Macon County. 

More data about the cases is here:

May 22 infographic

Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat and loss of taste or smell.

Do not go to an emergency room or doctor's office unless it is a true emergency. Call your primary doctor first.

If you don't have a primary doctor, you can call:

  • DMH Medical Group at (217) 876-2856
  • HSHS Medical Group Patient Advocate at 844-520-8897
  • Crossing Healthcare at (217) 877-9117
  • SIU at (217) 872-3800

For COVID-19 screening, the following resources are available:

  • Crossing Healthcare (217) 877-9117
  • HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital 24/7 COVID-19 Hotline at (217) 464-2966.
  • HSHS Medical Group offers free virtual assessments for COVID-19 at www.anytimecare.com

PHOTOS: PawPrint Ministries comfort dogs spread joy to senior residents 

Contact Allison Petty at (217) 421-6986. Follow her on Twitter: @AllisonAPetty

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