Illinois Adds Another 2,000 COVID-19 Cases (May 16)

May 16, 2020

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Illinois reported 2,088 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday, along with 74 additional deaths.

The new numbers bring the state's total infections to 92,457, and total deaths to 4,129. Cases have been confirmed in 100 of Illinois' 102 counties.

LOCAL CASE UPDATES (3:00pm)

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:

  • No new cases reported.
  • 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 60s, a man in his 20s, a man in his 30s, and a man in his 40s.
  • Jackson County's total positive test count is now 184, with 128 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:

  • No new cases reported.
  • 68 active cases, with 63 isolating at home and five hospitalized¬†
  • Overall, 241 positive cases of COVID-19, with 170 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:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Overall, Southern Seven reports 172 total confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 51 recoveries and four deaths.