COVID cases on the rise at Murray Center

COVID cases on the rise at Murray Center

CENTRALIA, IL — Local health officials are reporting an additional four employees and five residents of Murray Developmental Center have tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend, bringing the total as of Monday to 15 staff along with 23 residents of Grape Cottage.

One resident was reportedly taken to a local hospital for care while the other 22 are confined to their rooms on isolation with only minor symptoms. One of the four new employee cases was Marion County’s 13th positive case reported over the weekend.

According to the Marion County Health Department, 227 Marion County residents have been tested, with 214 tests returning negative.

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