IDPH Reports 2,432 New COVID-19 Infections (May 15)

May 15, 2020

With more than 2,400 new cases of COVID-19, Illinois surpassed 90,000 infections on Friday.

An additional 2,432 tests came back positive, and another 130 deaths were linked to COVID-19. Overall, the state's total infections stands at 90,369 with 4,058 deaths.

LOCAL CASE UPDATES (3:30pm)

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 9 recoveries.

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department:

  • One new case reported – a woman in her 60s from Williamson County.
  • Total COVID-19 positive cases now stands at 53, with 36 recoveries and one death in Williamson County, 11 cases with eight recoveries in Franklin County.

Jackson County Health Department:

  • Four new cases - a woman in her 20s, a woman in her 30s, a woman in her 40s, and a man in his 50s.
  • Jackson County's total positive test count is now 180, with 126 recoveries and ten deaths.

Jefferson County Public Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Overall there have been 102 positive cases of COVID-19, with 82 recoveries and 14 deaths.

Marion County Health Department

  • No new cases reported.
  • Overall, there have been 48 positive cases of COVID-19, with 35 recoveries.

Perry County Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Overall, 38 positive cases of COVID-19, with 18 recoveries.

Randolph County Health Department:

  • Eight new cases reported.
  • 72 active cases reported, with 67 isolating at home and five hospitalized 
  • Overall, 240 positive cases of COVID-19, with 165 recoveries and three deaths.

Richland County Public Health Department:

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

Southern Seven Health Department:

  • 11 new cases reported - three men in their 20s, two men in their 30s, a man in his 40s, and a man in his 50s from Pulaski County; a teen girl, a woman in her 20s, a woman in her 40s, and a woman in her 50s from Union County.
  • Overall, Southern Seven reports 172 total confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 51 recoveries and four deaths.