Daily Update: 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Illinois (May 24)

May 24, 2020

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Illinois health officials on Sunday reported 2,503 new COVID-19 cases, along with 67 deaths.

The latest count shows Illinois' total positive cases now stands at 110,304, with 4,856 deaths since the pandemic began.

LOCAL CASE UPDATES (Sunday 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 10, with 10 recoveries.

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department:

  • 1 new death reported - a man in his 50s from Williamson County.
  • Total COVID-19 positive cases now stands at 56, with 44 recoveries and one death in Williamson¬†¬† County, 11 cases with ten recoveries in Franklin County.

Jackson County Health Department:

  • 15 new cases reported - a boy and a girl in their pre-teen/teens, two women in their 20s, a man and a woman in their 30s, a woman in her 40s, two men in their 50s, two women and three men in their 60s, and one man in his 70s.
  • Jackson County's total positive test count is 225, with 171 recoveries and ten deaths.

Jefferson County Public Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Overall there have been 102 positive cases of COVID-19, with 86 recoveries and 14 deaths.

Marion County Health Department

  • No new cases reported.
  • Overall, there have been 51 positive cases of COVID-19, with 44 recoveries.

Perry County Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Overall, 40 positive cases of COVID-19, with 36 recoveries.

Randolph County Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • 41 active cases, with 38 isolating at home and three hospitalized.
  • Overall, 262 positive cases of COVID-19, with 218 recoveries and three deaths.
  • 1,214 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.

Southern Seven Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Overall, Southern Seven reports 202 total confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 78 recoveries and six deaths.