SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Sunday reported 4,245 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 22 additional deaths.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 344,048 cases including 9,214 deaths in 102 counties. Williamson County surpassed 1,700 cases since the pandemic’s beginning, leading area area counties in new cases Sunday.
Local case breakdown:
- Williamson County: 27
- Franklin County: 25
- Jackson County: 13
- Saline County: six
- White County: five
The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity rate regarding total tests from Oct. 11-17 is 5.3 percent.