IDPH: 1,668 New COVID-19 Cases Monday, Dozens in Region

IDPH: 1,668 New COVID-19 Cases Monday, Dozens in Region

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Monday announced 1,668 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 7 additional confirmed deaths.

Local case breakdown:

  • Williamson County: 19
  • Jefferson County: 19, one additional death
  • Franklin County: 10
  • Johnson and Union counties: eight each
  • Perry County: six
  • Pope County: five
  • Pulaski and Saline counties: four each
  • White County: three (one is in isolation, three case statuses in progress)
  • Gallatin, Hamilton and Massac counties: one each
  • All cases (unless noted above) are in isolation.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 235,023 cases, including 8,026 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test sfrom Aug. 24-30 is 4.1 percent.

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