IDPH Reports Positivity Rate Uptick, 955 New COVID-19 Cases

IDPH Reports Positivity Rate Uptick, 955 New COVID-19 Cases

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 1420 is 3.1 percent.

 

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