Daily COVID Update: (July 25)

Jul 25, 2020

Illinois' COVID-19 cases grew by 1,426 on Saturday, as the state put four counties on a warning list because of their infection rates and other statistics. Another 12 deaths were recorded, as well.

The new totals bring Illinois' overall COVID-19 case count to 169,883 and the overall death toll to 7,397.

The overall positivity rate held steady at 3.6% for the week ending July 24, and health officials report 1,471 people were hospitalized across Illinois with COVID-19. Of those, 341 were in the ICU, and 110 were on ventilators.

LOCAL CASES (4:40pm Update)

Clay County Health Department (Region 6):

  • 9 overall positive cases of COVID-19, with eight recoveries.
  • 1,089 negative test results.

Crawford County Health Department (Region 6):

  • One  new case reported, a female in her 50s.
  • 28 overall positive cases of COVID-19, with 21 recoveries.
  • 1,051 tests administered.

Edwards County Health Department (Region 6):

  • 11 overall positive cases of COVID-19.

Effingham County Health Department (Region 6):

  • 61 overall positive cases of COVID-19, with 41 recoveries and one death.
  • 3,943 negative tests results.

Egyptian Health Department (Region 5):
Gallatin, Saline, & White Counties

  • 8 new cases reported - a woman in her 80s from Gallatin County, two women in thier 20's, a woman in her 80's, a man in his 70's from Saline County; a woman in her 20s, a woman in her 30s, and a woman in her 60s from White County.
  • 156 overall positive cases of COVID-19, with 33 recoveries.
  • 3,890 tests administered in the three-county service area.

Fayette County Health Department (Region 6):.

  • Total COVID-19 positive cases now stands at 41 cases with 29 recoveries and three deaths.
  • 2,026 tests administered.

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department (Region 5):

  • 12 new cases reported - a woman in her 20s from Franklin County; two teen girls, two men and one woman in their 20s, two men in their 30s, two men in their 40s a man and woman in their 60s in Williamson County.
  • Total COVID-19 positive cases now stands at 93 cases with 45 recoveries in Franklin County, and 243 cases with 150 recoveries and 4 deaths in Williamson County.

Hamilton County Health Department (Region 5):

  • 11 overall positive cases, with six recoveries.
  • 458 negative test results.

Jackson County Health Department (Region 5):

  • 31 new cases reported -  three female teens, six women in their 20s, two women in their 40s,  one woman in her50s, two male teens, 14 men in their 20s, one man in his 30s, one man in his 40s, and one man in his 70s. 
  • Overall, there have been 491 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 354 recoveries and 19 deaths.

Jasper County Health Department (Region 6):

  • 49 overall positive cases of COVID-19, with 42 recoveries and seven deaths.
  • 1,192 negative test results.

Jefferson County Public Health Department (Region 5):

  • Overall there have been 161 positive cases of COVID-19, with 124 recoveries and 14 deaths.
  • 4,479 negative test results.

Lawrence County Health Department (Region 6):

  • Overall, 29 positive cases, with seven recoveries.
  • 959 negative test results.

Marion County Health Department (Region 5):

  • Overall, there have been 104 positive cases of COVID-19, with 80 recoveries.
  • 4,050 negative test results.

Perry County Health Department:

  • Overall, 83 positive cases of COVID-19, with 62 recoveries and one death.
  • 2,567 negative test results.

Randolph County Health Department (Region 4):

  • Overall, 403 positive cases of COVID-19, with 330 recoveries and seven deaths.
  • 4,701 negative test results.

Richland County Public Health Department (Region 6):

  • Overall, 11 positive cases of COVID-19, with ten recoveries in Richland County.
  • 2,707 negative test results.

Southern Seven Health Department (Region 5):
Alexander, Hardin, Johnson, Massac, Pope, Pulaski, & Union Counties

  • Overall, Southern Seven reports 461 total confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 275 recoveries and 18 deaths.
  • 6,850 negative test results in the seven county service area (as of July 17).

Wabash County Health Department (Region 5):

  • Overall, 25 positive tests have been recorded.
  • 1,110 tests administered.

Wayne County Health Department (Region 5):

  • Overall, 28 positive tests have been recorded, with 18 recoveries and one death.
  • 2,234 negative test results.