New COVID-19 Cases Total 37 in Southern Illinois Monday

New COVID-19 Cases Total 37 in Southern Illinois Monday

SPRINGFIELD – 2,049 new COVID-19 cases, including 28 additional deaths, were reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health Monday. In southern Illinois, 37 new cases of coronavirus were reported among health departments throughout the region.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,341,777 cases, including 22,047 deaths, in Illinois.

Local case breakdown:

  • Williamson, Jackson and White counties: five each
  • Perry County: five (since 4/30)
  • Saline County: four
  • Franklin, Massac and Union counties: three each
  • Pope County: two
  • Alexander and Hardin counties: one each

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from April 26-May 2 is 4%.

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses for Illinois is 11,802,395. A total of 9,410,057 vaccines have been administered so far in Illinois. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 78,440 doses. On Sunday, 16,920 doses were reported administered in Illinois.

Data from this weekend from several pharmacies (Walgreens, Albertsons, CVS) is not yet available so the doses administered Sunday are likely to be low, according to IDPH. Officials said the missing doses from the weekend will be reflected in numbers in the next couple of days.

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