Edgar and Scott counties continue to be Ground Zero, with no confirmed COVID-19 cases

But health officials there caution that doesn’t mean no one has had the disease

By BEN ORNER | Capitol News Illinois
Posted 5/28/20

SPRINGFIELD – In the early weeks and months of COVID-19’s presence in Illinois, state health leaders have cautioned people, especially those downstate, that the novel coronavirus is likely in their community even if their rural county had yet to report a case.

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