Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

Daily COVID Update: (June 21)


Illinois reported an additional 658 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the statewide total for positive test results to 136,762.

Another 23 people died from the coronavirus, pushing the death toll to 6,647.

The state's positivity rate - a number comparing positive tests with the overall test count -  2% for June 13-19. Illinois has processed more than 1.3 million tests since the pandemic arrived.

LOCAL CASES (5:20pm Update)

Effingham County Health Department:

  • 11 overall positive cases of COVID-19, with seven recoveries and one death.
  • 1,142 negative tests results.

Egyptian Health Department:

  • Total COVID-19 positive cases stands at 13, with 11 recoveries.
  • 1,410 tests administered in the three-county service area

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department:

  • Total COVID-19 positive cases now stands at 94 cases with 72 recoveries and 4 deaths in Williamson County, 12 cases with 12 recoveries in Franklin County.

Jackson County Health Department:

  • One new case: A woman in her 50's
  • Jackson County's total positive test count is 322, with 284 recoveries and 18 deaths.

Jefferson County Public Health Department:

  • Overall there have been 107 positive cases of COVID-19, with 90 recoveries and 14 deaths.
  • 2,236 negative test results.

Marion County Health Department:

  • Overall, there have been 58 positive cases of COVID-19, with 55 recoveries.
  • 1,901 negative test results.

Perry County Health Department:

  • Overall, 44 positive cases of COVID-19, with 42 recoveries.
  • 985 negative test results.

Randolph County Health Department:

  • Overall, 279 positive cases of COVID-19, with 270 recoveries and seven deaths.
  • 2,463 negative test results.

Richland County Public Health Department:

  • Overall, 4 positive cases of COVID-19, with 4 recoveries in Richland County. Two additional cases were identified, but those patients live outside Richland County.
  • 1,154 negative test results.

Southern Seven Health Department:

  • Overall, Southern Seven reports 288 total confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 175 recoveries and 18 deaths.
  • 4,255 negative test results in the 7 county service area (as of June 19).