Seven Southern Illinois Counties Report New COVID-19 Cases

Seven Southern Illinois Counties Report New COVID-19 Cases

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Monday announced 1,381 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including eight additional confirmed deaths yesterday. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 250,961 cases, including 8,179 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.

Local case breakdown:

  • Williamson County: 26
  • Jackson County: 13
  • Jefferson County: 11
  • Franklin and Randolph counties: 4 each
  • White County: 2
  • Saline County: 1

The preliminary seven-day positivity average on new tests for region five, encompassing most of southern Illinois, is currently at 6.7 percent.

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