FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ill. (WJPF) — Franklin County has reported its first case of COVID-19, bringing the total of cases in Southern Illinois to 3.

The patient is a woman in her 50s. She’s currently isolating herself in her home.

It’s believed the Franklin County case was exposed to the coronavirus through community spread, meaning she did not have any known contact with either of the previous cases in Jackson and Williamson County.