SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Monday announced 1,231 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 18 additional confirmed deaths.
Local case breakdown:
- Jackson County: 13
- Union County: 9
- Hardin and Williamson counties: 6 each
- Franklin County: 5
- Johnson County: 4
- Massac County: 3
- Hamilton, Gallatin and Pulaski counties: 2 each
- Saline County: one (hospitalized)
- All cases (unless noted above) are in isolation.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 172,655 cases, including 7,416 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 30,567 specimens for a total of 2,542,134. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from July 20-26 is 3.8 percent.