Multiple COVID-Related Deaths Reported Across Region

Multiple COVID-Related Deaths Reported Across Region

SPRINGFIELD – State health officials Wednesday reported 8,922 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 140 additional deaths. Over 100 cases and two deaths were reported between Williamson and Franklin counties.

Currently, a total of 606,771 cases, including 11,014 deaths, have been reported since the pandemic began in Illinois.

Local case breakdown:

  • Williamson Count: 61, one death
  • Franklin County: 45, one death
  • Perry County: 40, one death
  • Jackson County: 36, one death
  • Jefferson County: 29
  • Saline and White counties: 25 each
  • Massac County: 23
  • Union County: 20
  • Johnson County: nine
  • Hamilton County: six
  • Pulaski County: five
  • Hardin County: four
  • Alexander and Gallatin counties: three each
  • Pope County: one

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Nov 11-17, 2020 is 11.9 percent.