One Death, 58 New Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Southern Illinois

One Death, 58 New Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Southern Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Wednesday reported 2,104 new confirmed and probable cases COVID-19, including 44 additional deaths. In southern Illinois, one death and 58 new cases were reported among health departments.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,191,520 cases, including 20,626 deaths, in 102 counties.

Local case breakdown:

  • Williamson County: 13
  • Saline County: nine, one death
  • Jackson County: nine
  • Jefferson County: eight
  • Franklin and Johnson counties: five each
  • Union County: four
  • Alexander, Massac, Pope and White counties: one each

A total of 3,392,925 doses of vaccine have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago. In addition, approximately 443,700 doses total have been allocated to the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities, bringing the total Illinois doses to 3,836,625.

Additionally, a total of 2,900,341 vaccines have been administered so far statewide, including 328,795 for long-term care facilities. The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 84,202 doses. On Tuesday, 82,449 doses were administered.

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