Daily COVID Update: (July 12)

Jul 12, 2020

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Illinois reported 954 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday, bringing the state's new total of positive test results to 153,916. Another 19 deaths were also recorded, pushing the overall death toll to 7,187.

The state’s seven-day (July 3-11) average rate of positive tests out of all performed is 3%. More than 1.98 million tests have been administered since the start of the pandemic.

LOCAL CASES (6:00pm Update)

Effingham County Health Department:

  • 31 overall positive cases of COVID-19, with 18 recoveries and one death.
  •  2,741 negative tests results.

Egyptian Health Department:

  • 1 new case reported - a man in his 20s from Saline County.
  • 33 overall positive cases of COVID-19, with 16 recoveries.
  • 2,467 tests administered in the three-county service area.

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department:

  • 8 new cases reported - a man in his 20s and a man in his 40s from Franklin County; a teen boy, two women, a man, and one person whose gender is unkown in their 20s, and a woman in her 40s from Williamson County.
  • Total COVID-19 positive cases now stands at 50 cases with 18 recoveries in Franklin County, and 163 cases with 88 recoveries and 4 deaths in Williamson County.

Jackson County Health Department:

  • 7 new cases reported.
  • Jackson County's total positive test count is 357, with 308 recoveries and 19 deaths.

Jefferson County Public Health Department:.

  • 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 man in his 60s.
  • Overall, there have been 79 positive cases of COVID-19, with 72 recoveries.
  • 2,911 negative test results.

Perry County Health Department:

  • Overall, 62 positive cases of COVID-19, with 55 recoveries and one death.
  • 2,104 negative test results.

Randolph County Health Department:

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

Richland County Public Health Department:

  • 1 new case reported late Saturday - a male minor.
  • Overall, 9 positive cases of COVID-19, with 4 recoveries in Richland County.
  • 2,199 negative test results.

Southern Seven Health Department:

  • 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).