Jackson Co. Reports 16 New COVID-19 Cases Among 1,076 Statewide

Jackson Co. Reports 16 New COVID-19 Cases Among 1,076 Statewide

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Tuesday announced 1,076 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 30 additional confirmed deaths.

Local case breakdown:

  • Jackson County: 16
  • Williamson Count: five
  • Union County: two
  • Franklin, Johnson, Massac and Pulaski counties: one each
  • All cases are in isolation

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 173,731 cases, including 7,446 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 28,331 specimens for a total of 2,570,465. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from July 21-27 is 3.8 percent.

New York, New Jersey and Conneticut added Illinois their “quarantine lists” due to a rise in cases, as travelers from Illinois to those states will be required to self-quarantine for 14 days.

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