SOUTHERN ILLNOIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Tuesday announced 1,392 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including seven additional confirmed deaths.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 252,353 cases, including 8,186 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.
Local case breakdown:
- Williamson County: eight, three deaths at a long-term care facility
- Union County: eight
- Johnson County: six
- Franklin County: five
- Pulaski County: four
- Hamilton, Alexander, Massac and Jackson counties: three each
- White, Perry and Hardin counties: two each
- Gallatin, Jefferson, Pope and Saline counties: one each
The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total tests from Sept. 1-7 is four percent.