Three COVID-Related Deaths, Dozens of Cases Reported Tuesday

Three COVID-Related Deaths, Dozens of Cases Reported Tuesday

SPRINGFIELD – State health officials reported 12,601 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois Tuesday, including 97 additional deaths. Three deaths were reported among dozens of cases throughout southern Illinois.

A total of 597,849 cases, including 10,875 deaths, have been reported statewide since the pandemic began.

Local case breakdown:

  • Jackson County: 61
  • Williamson County: 60, one death
  • Jefferson County: 38
  • Franklin County: 24, one death
  • Saline County: 19
  • Hamilton County: 18
  • Massac County: 17
  • Perry County: 14
  • Johnson and Union counties: 13 each
  • White County: eight
  • Alexander and Hardin counties: four each
  • Gallatin County: three
  • Pope and Pulaski counties: one each

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total tests from Nov. 10–16 is 12.5 percent.

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