Over 2,700 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Reported Across Illinois

Over 2,700 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Reported Across Illinois

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Sunday reported 2,727 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 9 additional confirmed deaths. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 319,150 cases, including 8,984 deaths, in 102 counties.

Williamson County led southern Illinois counties in total cases reported Sunday.

Local case breakdown:

  • Williamson County: 20
  • Franklin County: 17
  • White County: eight
  • Jackson County: seven
  • Saline County: six
  • All cases are in isolation.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity rate regarding total tests from October 4-10 is 4.2%.

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