New COVID-19 Cases Total 47 Monday in Southern Illinois

New COVID-19 Cases Total 47 Monday in Southern Illinois

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Monday announced 1,319 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 1 additional confirmed death.

Local case breakdown:

  • Franklin County: 13
  • Jackson County: nine, one death
  • Union County: nine cases
  • Johnson County: five
  • Massac County: four
  • Pulaski County: two
  • White County: two (one isolated, the other status in progress)
  • Alexander, Hamilton, Pope and Saline counties: one case each
  • All cases (unless noted above) are in isolation.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 195,399 cases, including 7,637 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total tests from August 3-9 is 4.1 percent.

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