Daily COVID Update: (July 10)

Jul 10, 2020

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Illinois' new COVID-19 cases grew again on Friday - with 1,317 new positive test results. The addition brings the state's overall cases to 151,767.

In addition, another 25 deaths were recorded - pushing the death toll to 7,144 overall.

Over the previous week (July 3-July 9), the positivity rate - a percentage of positive results compared to overall tests - rose three tenths of a point to 2.9%. As of Thursday, Illinois had processed 1.91 million tests since the outbreak began.

LOCAL CASES (3:30pm Update)

Effingham County Health Department:

  • 31 overall positive cases of COVID-19, with 18 recoveries and one death.
  •  2,684 negative tests results.

Egyptian Health Department:

  • 27 overall positive cases of COVID-19, with 16 recoveries.
  • 2,324 tests administered in the three-county service area.

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department:

  • 8 new cases - a woman in her 20s, a woman in her 30s, and a man in his 60s from Franklin County; a man in his 20s, one man and two women in their 40s, and a man in his 60s from Williamson County.
  • Total COVID-19 positive cases now stands at 147 cases with 88 recoveries and 4 deaths in Williamson County, 43 cases with 18 recoveries in Franklin County.

Jackson County Health Department:

  • 3 new cases reported - two men in their 20s, and a woman in her 20s.
  • Jackson County's total positive test count is 345, with 305 recoveries and 19 deaths.

Jefferson County Public Health Department:.

  • 3 new cases reported - two women in their 30s, and a man in his 50s.
  • Overall there have been 120 positive cases of COVID-19, with 95 recoveries and 14 deaths.
  • 3,332 negative test results.

Marion County Health Department:

  • 1 new case reported - a woman in her 40s.
  • Overall, there have been 78 positive cases of COVID-19, with 67 recoveries.
  • 2,775 negative test results.

Perry County Health Department:

  • 1 new case reported - a man in his 50s.
  • Overall, 62 positive cases of COVID-19, with 55 recoveries and one death.
  • 2,104 negative test results.

Randolph County Health Department:

  • 2 hew cases reported
  • Overall, 301 positive cases of COVID-19, with 283 recoveries and seven deaths.
  • 3,621 negative test results.

Richland County Public Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Overall, 8 positive cases of COVID-19, with 4 recoveries in Richland County.
  • 2,122 negative test results.

Southern Seven Health Department:

  • 3 new cases reported - a man in his 20s from Hardin County; two women in their 70s from Union County.
  • Overall, Southern Seven reports 343 total confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 243 recoveries and 17 deaths.
  • 6,134 negative test results in the seven county service area (as of July 10).