Six Deaths, 126 NEW COVID-19 Cases Reported Throughout Region

Six Deaths, 126 NEW COVID-19 Cases Reported Throughout Region

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Monday reported 1,747 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19, including 35 additional deaths. In southern Illinois, 126 new COVID-19 cases and six deaths were reported among health departments.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,148,088 cases, including 19,668 deaths, in 102 counties.

Local case breakdown:

  • Southern Seven: 36, three deaths
  • Jefferson County: 30, two deaths (since 2/6, 14 at correctional facility)
  • Perry County: 17, one death (since 2/5, six at correctional facility)
  • Saline County: 10
  • Hamilton County: 10 (since 2/5)
  • Williamson County: nine
  • Franklin County: six
  • Jackson and White counties: three each
  • Gallatin County: two

The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from Feb. 1–7 is 4.1%.

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 1,358,967 vaccines have been administered so far, including 212,256 for long-term care facilities. The 7-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 51,794 doses. On Sunday, 16,110 doses were administered.