SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Monday announced 1,319 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 1 additional confirmed death.
Local case breakdown:
- Franklin County: 13
- Jackson County: nine, one death
- Union County: nine cases
- Johnson County: five
- Massac County: four
- Pulaski County: two
- White County: two (one isolated, the other status in progress)
- Alexander, Hamilton, Pope and Saline counties: one case each
- All cases (unless noted above) are in isolation.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 195,399 cases, including 7,637 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total tests from August 3-9 is 4.1 percent.