Three Deaths in WIlliamson County Among COVID-19 Reports

Three Deaths in WIlliamson County Among COVID-19 Reports

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Thursday reported 2,056 new confirmed cases of  COVID-19 in Illinois, including 25 additional confirmed deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 268,207 cases, including 8,392 deaths, in 102 counties.

Local case breakdown:

  • Williamson County: 22, three deaths (two reported from a long-term care facility)
  • Franklin County: 20
  • Saline and Jackson counties: 13 each
  • Union County: eight
  • Randolph and Johnson counties: five
  • Jefferson and White counties: four each
  • Perry and Hamilton counties: two
  • Alexander and Hardin counties: one each
  • All reported cases are in isolation.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total tests from Sept. 10-16 is 3.6 percent.

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