Five Southern Illinois Counties Report New COVID-19 Cases

Five Southern Illinois Counties Report New COVID-19 Cases

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Sunday reported 1,604 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 14 additional confirmed deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 287,930 cases, including 8,601 deaths, in 102 counties. Five southern Illinois counties reported their respective cases.

Local case breakdown:

  • Williamson County: 10
  • Franklin County: nine
  • Jackson, Saline and White counties: two each

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity rate for cases regarding total tests from September 20-26 is 3.7%.

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