SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Tuesday announced 1,471 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 19 additional confirmed deaths.
Local case breakdown:
- Jackson County: 16
- Williamson County: nine
- Johnson County: five
- Franklin, Hamilton and Saline counties: three each
- Union County: one
- All cases are in isolation.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 184,712 cases, including 7,545 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from July 28-August 3 is 3.9 percent.