Over 400 COVID-19 Cases Reported in Southern Illinois Monday

Over 400 COVID-19 Cases Reported in Southern Illinois Monday

SPRINGFIELD – State health officials Monday reported 10,573 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 14 additional deaths. Over 400 cases were reported across southern Illinois, with many stemming from test positivity over the weekend.

Currently, a total of 498,560 cases, including 10,210 deaths, have been reported statewide since the pandemic began.

Local case breakdown:

  • Jefferson County: 99 (since Nov. 7)
  • Perry County: 79 (since Nov. 6)
  • Hamilton County: 47 (since Nov. 6)
  • Williamson County: 41
  • Jackson County: 40
  • Johnson County 37
  • Franklin County: 34
  • Massac County: 21
  • Union County: 17
  • Saline and Pulaski counties: 15 each
  • Alexander County: 13
  • White County: nine
  • Hardin County: eight
  • Gallatin County: six
  • Pope County: two

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity rate for cases as a percent of total tests from Nov. 2–8 is 11.4 percent.

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