New COVID-19 Cases Total 120, Five Deaths Reported in Region

New COVID-19 Cases Total 120, Five Deaths Reported in Region

SPRINGFIELD – State health officials reported 3,667 new COVID-19 cases, including 87 additional deaths Tuesday. Health departments throughout southern Illinois reported 120 new cases of coronavirus and five deaths due to the virus.

Currently, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting a total of 1,108,430 cases, including 18,883 deaths, in Illinois.

Local case breakdown:

  • Williamson County: 24
  • Jackson County: 18, one death
  • Franklin County: 13
  • White County: 12
  • Jefferson County: 10
  • Johnson County: nine
  • Union County: eight
  • Perry County: seven, one death
  • Saline County: six, one death
  • Gallatin County: five
  • Massac County: three
  • Hamilton County: two
  • Alexander and Hardin counties: one, one death each
  • Pulaski County: one

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Jan. 19–25 is 5.7%.

A total of 1,227,625 doses of vaccine have been delivered to providers statewide, including Chicago. In addition, approximately 537,050 doses total have been allocated to the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities, bringing the total Illinois doses to 1,764,675. IDPH is currently reporting a total of 719,995 vaccines administered, including 110,403 for long-term care facilities.