SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – With a slight uptick in the one-week positivity rate, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Tuesday announced 955 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 23 additional confirmed deaths.
Local case breakdown:
- Saline County: four
- Jackson, Williamson and Union counties: three each
- White and Alexander counties: two
- All cases are in isolation
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 163,703 cases, including 7,324 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 29,745 specimens for a total of 2,308,854. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from July 14–20 is 3.1 percent.