SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Monday announced 1,298 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 10 additional confirmed deaths.
Local case breakdown:
- Union County: 22
- Williamson County: 14
- Franklin County: nine
- Jackson County: six
- White County: four (two isolated at home, two statuses in progress)
- Saline County: three (two isolated at home, one status in progress)
- Hamilton County: two
- Hardin, Massac and Pulaski counties: one each
- Unless noted above, all cases are in isolation.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 183,241 cases, including 7,526 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from July 27- August 2 is four percent.