Williamson Leads Area Counties With 21 COVID-19 Cases Sunday

Williamson Leads Area Counties With 21 COVID-19 Cases Sunday

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Sunday announced 1,467 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 14 additional confirmed deaths.

Local case breakdown:

  • Williamson County: 21
  • Jackson County: 15
  • Franklin County: seven
  • Saline County: six (three isolated at home, three statuses in progress)
  • Gallatin County: two (one isolated at home, the other status in progress)

On Friday, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported that Gallatin, Jackson, Johnson, Perry, Saline and White counties are now considered to be at a warning level for COVID-19.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 181,943 cases, including 7,517 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from July 26-August 1 is 3.9 percent.

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