SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Monday announced 658 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 23 additional confirmed deaths.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 128,415 cases, including 5,924 deaths, in 101 counties in Illinois. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 16,099 specimens for a total of 1,058,873. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from June 1 to June 7 is 5 percent.
Locally, two new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in Alexander County while one was reported in Pulaski County. Three new cases were reported in Jackson County and two were reported in Williamson County. All cases were reported in isolation.