Statewide COVID-19 Cases Drop to Around 700 Tuesday in Illinois

Statewide COVID-19 Cases Drop to Around 700 Tuesday in Illinois

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Tuesday announced 707 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 25 additional confirmed deaths.

Local case breakdown:

  • Jackson County: Three
  • Franklin, Union and Williamson counties: Two each
  • Alexander, Pope and Gallatin counties: one each

All cases are in isolation.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 155,506 cases, including 7,218 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 28,446 specimens for a total of 2,041,440. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from July 7-13 is three percent.

 

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