Williamson County Reports Single-Day High 32 COVID-19 Cases

Williamson County Reports Single-Day High 32 COVID-19 Cases

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Tuesday announced 1,549 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 20 additional confirmed death.

Williamson County reported a single-day high in new confirmed COVID-19 cases with 32. A death was additionally reported due to the virus, bringing the county’s total to six.

Local case breakdown:

  • Williamson County: 32, one death
  • Jackson County: 10
  • Franklin and Johnson counties: four each
  • Pope, Saline, Perry and Union counties: two each
  • Massac County: one
  • All cases are in isolation.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 196,948 cases, including 7,657 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from August 4-10 is 4.1 percent.

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