Williamson County Reports 31 COVID-19 Cases Thursday

Williamson County Reports 31 COVID-19 Cases Thursday

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Thursday announced 1,834 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 24 additional confirmed death.

Local case breakdown:

  • Williamson County: 31
  • Franklin County: 10
  • Union County: eight
  • Jefferson County: five (two long-term care facilities with one each, three in community)
  • White County: four (two isolated at home, one hospitalized, one case status pending)
  • Jackson County: four
  • Johnson and Pulaski counties: three each
  • Hamilton, Massac and Saline counties each reported one each
  • Gallatin County: one (hospitalized)
  • All cases (unless noted above) are in isolation.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 200,427 cases, including 7,696 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from August 6-12 is four percent.