Daily COVID Update: (June 8)

Jun 8, 2020

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A smaller number of positive COVID-19 cases was recorded on Monday, marking at least three consecutive days where the new case total was less than 1,000.

The total new positive cases on June 8 is 658, and the state also added 23 new deaths.

The overall total infections for Illinois now stands at 128,415, and total deaths at 5,924.

LOCAL CASE UPDATES (4:00pm Update)

Effingham County Health Department:

  • 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.
  • 1,148 tests administered in the three-county service area

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department:

  • 2 new cases reported in Williamson County - a woman in her 30s and a man in his 70s.
  • Total COVID-19 positive cases now stands at 78 cases with 57 recoveries and one death in Williamson County, 12 cases with 12 recoveries in Franklin County.

Jackson County Health Department:

  • 3 new cases reported - a woman in her 30s, a man in his 70s, and a woman in her 80s.
  • Jackson County's total positive test count is 305, with 256 recoveries and 11 deaths.

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.
  • 1,624 negative test results.

Marion County Health Department

  • 1 new case reported - a man in his 40s.
  • Overall, there have been 56 positive cases of COVID-19, with 50 recoveries.
  • 1,546 negative test results.

Perry County Health Department:

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

Randolph County Health Department:

  • 1 new case reported.
  • Overall, 277 positive cases of COVID-19, with 265 recoveries and four deaths.
  • 1,885 negative test results.

Richland County Public Health Department:

  • 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 in his 20s from Pulaski County, a woman in her 30s and a woman in her 60s from Alexander County.
  • Overall, Southern Seven reports 264 total confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 113 recoveries and 13 deaths.