57 of New Regional COVID-19 Cases in Williamson, Franklin Counties

57 of New Regional COVID-19 Cases in Williamson, Franklin Counties

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Tuesday reported 3,714 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 41 additional deaths. With mitigations beginning Oct. 22, 12 southern Illinois counties reported new cases.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 350,875 cases, including 9,277 deaths statewide.

Local case breakdown:

  • Franklin County: 29
  • Williamson County: 24
  • Johnson County: 12
  • Jackson County: 11
  • Jefferson and Union counties: 10
  • Saline County: seven
  • Perry County: three
  • Alexander, Massac and White counties: two each
  • Gallatin County: one

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity rate regarding total tests from Oct. 13-19 is 5.5 percent.

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