Jackson County Man Among Reported COVID-19-Related Deaths Wed.

Jackson County Man Among Reported COVID-19-Related Deaths Wed.

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Wednesday announced 546 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 87 additional confirmed deaths.

One of the reported deaths included a Jackson County man in his sixties, who had been confirmed to have the virus.

Elsewhere, the Southern Seven Health Department reported two new cases: one in Alexander County and one in Pulaski County.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 134,185 cases, including 6,485 deaths, in 101 counties in Illinois. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 29,987 specimens for a total of 1,258,328. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from June 10-16 is three percent.

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