Illinois COVID-19 Cases: 1,266 New Infections, 54 New Deaths (May 11)

May 11, 2020

Credit State of Illinois

Illinois' COVID-19 totals continue to grow, and the state says it's keeping a close watch on Veterans Homes.

With 1,266 new cases and 54 new deaths, Illinois now records 79,007 confirmed COVID-19 infections and 3,459 total deaths.

On Monday, IDPH announced 40 cases of the novel coronavirus at the Manteno Veterans Home - 30 patients and 10 staff. Veterans homes in Quincy and Anna are also being monitored - no cases have been reported at either of those facilities.

LOCAL CASE UPDATES (4:15pm):

Effingham County Health Department:

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

Egyptian Health Department:

  • One new positive case - a man in his 60s from Saline County.
  • Total COVID-19 positive cases stands at 10, with 7 recoveries.
     

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department:

  • Two new cases reported a man in his 20s and a woman in her 40s, both from Williamson County.
  • Total COVID-19 positive cases now stands at 46, with 31 recoveries and one death in Williamson County, 10 cases with eight recoveries in Franklin County.

Jackson County Health Department:

  • One new COVID-19 case – a man in his 30s.
  • Jackson County's total positive test count is now 168, with 102 recoveries and ten deaths.

Jefferson County Public Health Department:

  • One new positive case – a woman in her 50s.
  • Overall there have been 99 positive cases of COVID-19, with 73 recoveries and 14 deaths.

Perry County Health Department:

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

Randolph County Health Department:

  • No new cases reported
  • 94 active cases reported, with 89 isolating at home and five hospitalized 
  • Overall, 225 positive cases of COVID-19, with 129 recoveries and two deaths.

Richland County Public Health Department:

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

Southern Seven Health Department:

  • Four new cases reported: One woman in her 50s from Alexander County, along with teen girl, a woman in her 20s and a woman in her 40s from Union County.
  • Overall, Southern Seven reports 107 total confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 40 recoveries and one death.