New COVID-19 Cases Total 19 in Southern Illinois Sunday

New COVID-19 Cases Total 19 in Southern Illinois Sunday

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Sunday reported 1,741 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 30 additional deaths. In southern Illinois, one death and 19 new cases of the coronavirus were reported among several regional health departments.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,354,967 cases, including 22,223 deaths.

Local case breakdown:

  • Williamson and Franklin counties: nine each
  • White County: one
  • Saline County: one death

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from May 2-8 is 3.4%.

A total of 9,908,489 vaccines have been administered so far in Illinois. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 73,622 doses. On Saturday, 80,843 doses were reported administered in Illinois.

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