SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Wednesday announced 1,337 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 30 additional confirmed deaths.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 253,690 cases, including 8,214 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois.
Local case breakdown:
- Jackson County: 12, one additional death
- Saline County: five (four in isolation, one case status in progress)
- Jefferson County: five
- Williamson County: three
- Franklin and Union counties: two each
- Perry, Hardin, Johnson, Hamilton, Massac, Pope and Pulaski counties: one each
The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity rate for cases from Sept. 2-8 is 3.7 percent.