Southern Illinois Health Depts. Report 40 New COVID-19 Cases

Southern Illinois Health Depts. Report 40 New COVID-19 Cases

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Wednesday reported 2,728 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 33 additional deaths. Health departments throughout southern Illinois reported a total of 40 new cases of coronavirus in the region.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,328,454 cases, including 21,891 deaths.

Local case breakdown:

  • Williamson County: nine
  • Jackson County: seven
  • Franklin County: five
  • Saline, Union and Jefferson counties: four each
  • Massac County: three
  • Hardin County: two
  • Johnson and Pope counties: one each

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from April 21-27 is 4.1%.

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses for Illinois is 11,322,205. A total of 9,048,300 vaccines have been administered so far in Illinois. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 100,823 doses. On Tuesday, 106,173 doses were reported administered in Illinois.

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