Daily COVID Update: (June 5)

Jun 5, 2020

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Illinois surpassed one million tests for COVID-19 on Friday, while also announcing an additional 1,156 new confirmed cases of the illness.

The state's total positive cases now stands at 125,915.

Another 59 deaths were also recorded - bringing the death toll to 5,795.

LOCAL CASE UPDATES (4:30pm Update)

Effingham County Health Department:

  • 1 new case reported - a man in his 30s.
  • 8 overall positive cases of COVID-19, with four recoveries and one death.
  • 696 negative tests results.

Egyptian Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Total COVID-19 positive cases stands at 11, with 11 recoveries.
  • 1,104 tests administered in the three-county service area

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department:

  • 4 new cases in Williamson County - a woman in her 20s, a woman in her 40s, a woman in her 50s, and a man in his 60s.
  • Total COVID-19 positive cases now stands at 75, with 55 recoveries and one death in Williamson¬†¬† County, 12 cases with 12 recoveries in Franklin County.

Jackson County Health Department:

  • 2 new cases - a woman in her 20s and a man in his 60s.
  • Jackson County's total positive test count is 302, with 251 recoveries and 11 deaths.
  • One case previously reported in Jackson County was found to live in another county, so it was subtracted from the overall total.

Jefferson County Public Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Overall there have been 104 positive cases of COVID-19, with 90 recoveries and 14 deaths.
  • 1,522 negative test results.

Marion County Health Department

  • 1 new case - a teen girl who is hospitalized.
  • Overall, there have been 53 positive cases of COVID-19, with 50 recoveries.
  • 1,464 negative test results.

Perry County Health Department:

  • Overall, 43 positive cases of COVID-19, with 40recoveries.
  • 757 negative test results.

Randolph County Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Overall, 276 positive cases of COVID-19, with 263 recoveries and four deaths.
  • 1,993 negative test results.

Richland County Public Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Overall, four positive cases of COVID-19, with three recoveries in Richland County. Two additional cases were identified, but those patients live outside Richland County.
  • 911 negative test results.

Southern Seven Health Department:

  • 3 new cases reported - a man and a woman in their 50s from Alexander County, and a man in his 30s from Johnson County.
  • Overall, Southern Seven reports 261 total confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 103 recoveries and 13 deaths.