Daily Update: 1,178 New Cases in Illinois, 39 More COVID-19 Deaths (May 26)

May 26, 2020

Illinois COVID-19 cases grew by another 11-hundred on Tuesday, with 39 deaths added.

Public Health Director Ngoze Ezike says 1,178 new COVID-19 positive test results were logged, bringing the state's overall total to 113,195. The deatl toll stands at 4,923.

LOCAL CASE UPDATES (4:45pm Update)

Effingham County Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Six overall positive cases of COVID-19, with four recoveries and one death.

Egyptian Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Total COVID-19 positive cases stands at 11, with 10 recoveries.
  • 874 tests administered in the three county service area

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department:

  • Four new cases: a woman in her 30s, a man in his 50s, and a woman in her 60s from Williamson County; a woman in her 50s from Franklin County.
  • Total COVID-19 positive cases now stands at 58, with 44 recoveries and one death in Williamson   County, 12 cases with ten recoveries in Franklin County.

Jackson County Health Department:

  • 1 new case reported - a woman in her 50s.
  • 2 cases removed, after additional testing showed a negative result.
  • Jackson County's total positive test count is 233, with 178 recoveries and ten deaths.

Jefferson County Public Health Department:

  • 2 new cases reported - a teen girl and a man in his 30s.
  • Overall there have been 104 positive cases of COVID-19, with 87 recoveries and 14 deaths.
  • 1214 negative test results.

Marion County Health Department

  • No new cases reported.
  • Overall, there have been 51 positive cases of COVID-19, with 46 recoveries.
  • 1201 negative test results.

Perry County Health Department:

  • 1 new case reported - a man in his 20s.
  • Overall, 41 positive cases of COVID-19, with 37 recoveries.
  • 599 negative test results

Randolph County Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • 32 active cases, with 29 isolating at home and three hospitalized.
  • Overall, 264 positive cases of COVID-19, with 229 recoveries and three deaths.
  • 1,246 negative test results.

Richland County Public Health Department:

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

Southern Seven Health Department:

  • 1 new case - a man in his 20s from Pulaski County.
  • Overall, Southern Seven reports 205 total confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 80 recoveries and seven deaths.