Four Deaths, New COVID-19 Cases Reported Among Multiple Counties

Four Deaths, New COVID-19 Cases Reported Among Multiple Counties

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Thursday announced 1,832 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 27 additional confirmed deaths.

Local case breakdown:

  • Williamson County: 15, one additional death
  • Jefferson County: 14
  • Jackson and Union counties: seven each
  • Perry County: five, two additional deaths
  • Franklin and Saline counties: two each
  • White County: one
  • Pope County: one additional death

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 213,721 cases, including 7,833 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from August 13 – August 19 is 4.4 percent.

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