COVID-19 Cases Total 160, Two Deaths Reported in Region Tuesday

COVID-19 Cases Total 160, Two Deaths Reported in Region Tuesday

SPRINGFIELD – Officials with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 2,304 new COVID-19 cases and 47 additional deaths Tuesday, with 160 new cases and two deaths reported in southern Illinois.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,130,917 cases, including 19,306 deaths across the state.

Local case breakdown:

  • Williamson County: 23
  • White and Jefferson counties: 22 each
  • Jackson County: 17
  • Perry County: 14, one death
  • Massac County: 14
  • Franklin County: 13
  • Union County: 10
  • Saline County: nine, one death
  • Johnson and Pulaski counties: five each
  • Pope County: three
  • Gallatin, Alexander and Hamilton counties: one each

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Jan. 26-Feb. 1 is 4.9%.

A total of 1,455,825 doses of vaccine have been delivered to providers statewide, including Chicago. In addition, approximately 496,100 doses total have been allocated to the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities, bringing the total Illinois doses to 1,951,925.

A total of 1,028,969 vaccines have been administered, including 163,592 for long-term care facilities.

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