Health Officials Report 625 Cases of COVID-19, 78 Deaths Wednesday

Health Officials Report 625 Cases of COVID-19, 78 Deaths Wednesday

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Wednesday announced 625 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 78 additional confirmed deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 129,837 cases, including 6,095 deaths, in 101 counties in Illinois. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 20,820 specimens for a total of 1,100,002. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from June 3-9 is four percent.

Locally, two more died from COVID-19 with three new positive cases reported in Jackson County. Alexander and Union Counties each reported one new positive case of coronavirus. All cases are in isolation.

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