One Death, Dozens of New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Region Monday

One Death, Dozens of New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Region Monday

SPRINGFIELD – Health officials with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 3,385 new COVID-19 cases including 50 additional deaths Monday. One death and dozens of new cases were reported among southern Illinois health departments.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,072,214 cases, including 18,258 deaths statewide.

Local case breakdown:

  • Jefferson County: 65 (since 1/15)
  • Williamson County: 18, one death
  • Jackson County: 18
  • Franklin County: 11
  • Saline County: nine
  • White County: seven
  • Gallatin County: one

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Jan. 11-17 is 5.9 percent.

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