Daily COVID Update: (June 24)

Jun 24, 2020

Another 715 positive COVID-19 tests were recorded on Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 138,540. In addition, Illinois added 64 deaths - the death toll in the state from COVID-19 is 6,770.

The state's positivity rate - a number comparing positive tests with the overall test count -  bumped up to 3% for June 17-23. Illinois has processed 1.43 million tests since the pandemic arrived.

LOCAL CASES (6:00pm Update)

Effingham County Health Department:

  • 11 overall positive cases of COVID-19, with ten recoveries and one death.
  • 1,560 negative tests results.

Egyptian Health Department:

  • Total COVID-19 positive cases stands at 13, with 13 recoveries.
  • 1,652 tests administered in the three-county service area

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department:

  • 6 new cases reported - a man in his 70s from Franklin County; a woman in her 20s, a man in his 30s, a woman in her 40s, a man in his 60s, and a man in his 70s from Williamson County.
  • Total COVID-19 positive cases now stands at 102 cases with 76 recoveries and 4 deaths in Williamson County, 13 cases with 12 recoveries in Franklin County.

Jackson County Health Department:

  • 1 new case reported - a man in his 60s.
  • Jackson County's total positive test count is 324, with 291 recoveries and 19 deaths.

Jefferson County Public Health Department:

  • 1 new case reported - a man in his 30s.
  • Overall there have been 108 positive cases of COVID-19, with 93 recoveries and 14 deaths.
  • 2,440 negative test results.

Marion County Health Department:

  • 2 new cases reported.
  • Overall, there have been 66 positive cases of COVID-19, with 55 recoveries.
  • 2,088 negative test results.

Perry County Health Department:

  • 3 new cases - two men in their 20s and one man in his 50s.
  • Overall, 47 positive cases of COVID-19, with 44 recoveries.
  • 1,094 negative test results.

Randolph County Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Overall, 279 positive cases of COVID-19, with 272 recoveries and seven deaths.
  • 2,683 negative test results.

Richland County Public Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • 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.
  • 1,236 negative test results.

Southern Seven Health Department:

  • 1 new case - a man in his 60s from Massac County.
  • Overall, Southern Seven reports 293 total confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 181 recoveries and 18 deaths.
  • 4,255 negative test results in the 7 county service area (as of June 19).