Regional Health Departments Report 99 New COVID-19 Cases

Regional Health Departments Report 99 New COVID-19 Cases

SPRINGFIELD – Officials with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported 2,082 new COVID-19 cases and 20 additional deaths Tuesday. In southern Illinois, 99 new cases and one death were reported in the region via local health departments.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,150,170 cases, including 19,686 deaths throughout the state.

Local case breakdown:

  • Jackson County: 18
  • Massac County: 12 (since 2/6)
  • Franklin County: 10, one death
  • Saline and White counties: 10 each
  • Jefferson County: nine
  • Williamson County: eight
  • Johnson County: seven
  • Hardin County: five (since 2/6)
  • Pulaski and Union counties: four each (since 2/6)
  • Hamilton County: one
  • Alexander County: one (since 2/6)

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Feb. 2–8 is 4%.

A total of 1,638,125 doses of vaccine have been delivered to providers in Illinois, including Chicago. In addition, approximately 496,100 doses total have been allocated to the federal government’s Pharmacy Partnership Program for long-term care facilities, bringing the total Illinois doses to 2,134,225.

A total of 1,417,156 vaccines have been administered so far, including 216,522 for long-term care facilities. The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 55,455 doses. On Monday, 58,189 doses were administered, almost doubled compared to a week ago when 32,559 vaccines were administered on Monday, Feb. 1.

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