Illinois Nears 1M COVID-19 Cases, 351 Reported in Southern Illinois

Illinois Nears 1M COVID-19 Cases, 351 Reported in Southern Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – State health officials Wednesday reported 7,569 new COVID-19 cases, including 139 additional deaths in Illinois, bringing the total number of cases in the state to 999,288 cases, including 17,096 deaths.

351 new COVID-19 cases and seven deaths were reported in southern Illinois.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total tests from Dec. 20 through Jan. 5 is 8.4 percent.

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