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New COVID-19 cases reported in southern Illinois

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(WSIL) -- Several southern Illinois counties are reporting new COVID-19 cases.

Williamson County has the highest 24-hour total with 38 new cases, followed by Jackson County with 26.

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,941 new confirmed cases, including 35 additional confirmed deaths.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 266,151 cases, including 8,367 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. 

ALEXANDER COUNTY

  • Female: One in her 60s
  • Male: One in her 70s

There have been 62 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Alexander County, including one death. Eighteen cases are currently active.

FRANKLIN COUNTY

  • Females: One teenager, one in their 20s, one in their 40s, one in their 50s, and one in their 60s.
  • Males: One child under 10, one in their 60s, one in their 70s, and two in their 80s.

To date, there have been a total of 449 cases and 1 death in Franklin County. Of these positive cases 292 have recovered.

HAMILTON COUNTY

  • Female: One in her 30s, one in 40s, one in 50s and one in 90s
  • Male: One in his 50s

There have been 62 lab confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Hamilton County and one death.

HARDIN COUNTY

  • Female: One in her 50s
  • Male: Two in their 40s and one in his 60s

Hardin County has had 31 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Ten of the positive cases are currently active.

JACKSON COUNTY

  • Female: One under 10, two teens, six in their 20s and one in her 30s
  • Male: One under 10, four in their teens, eight in their 20s, two in their 30s and one in his 60s

Jackson County Health Department reported 26 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday.

To date, there have been 1,200 confirmed cases in the county, including 24 deaths. Health officials say 111 active cases are currently being managed.

JEFFERSON COUNTY

  • Female: Two in their 20s, one in her 30s and two in their 40s
  • Male: One in his 30s

There have been 561 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 31 deaths, in Jefferson County. The health department says 40 active cases are currently in isolation.

JOHNSON COUNTY

  • Female: One in her 40s and one in her 50s
  • Male: One in his 50s

Johnson County has had 147 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Southern Seven Health Department says 47 cases are currently active.

MASSAC COUNTY

  • 1 additional death

Southern Seven Health Department says a Massac County woman in her 90s has passed away.

To date, there have been 86 confirmed cases in the county, including two deaths.

PERRY COUNTY

  • Female: One in her 20s and one in her 60s

There have been 329 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 15 deaths. Twenty-one cases are currently active.

PULASKI COUNTY

  • Male: One in his 20s and two in their 30s

Pulaski County has had 151 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including one death. Health officials say 21 cases are currently active.

RANDOLPH COUNTY

  • 7 new cases (4 Menard offenders)

Randolph County currently has 91 active cases, 28 of those being Menard offenders. The county has has 901 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 11 deaths.

SALINE COUNTY

  • Female: Two in their 20s and one in her 30s
  • Male: One in his 50s and one in his 60s

According to Egyptian Health Department, Saline County has had 231 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including three deaths.

UNION COUNTY

  • Female: One in 10s and one in her 60s
  • Male: Two in their 30s, one in his 70s and one in his 80s

There have been 465 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 20 deaths, in Union County. Currently, 74 of the positive cases are active.

WILLIAMSON COUNTY

  • Females: Four in their 20s, three in their 30s, one in their 40s, two in their 60s, five in their 70s, six in their 80s, three in their 90s, and one in their 100’s.
  • Males: One teenager, one in their 20s, two in their 30s, one in their 40s, three in their 50s, two in their 60s, two in their 70s, and one in their 90s.

To date, there have been a total of 1,264 laboratory confirmed positives in Williamson county, including 28 deaths. Of these positive cases, 714 have recovered.

Williamson county remains in the warning level for COVID-19. A county enters a warning level when two or more COVID-19 risk indicators that measure the amount of COVID-19 increase.

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