Illinois Tops 100,000 Positive COVID-19 Tests (May 20)

May 20, 2020

Illinois Public Health officials say 2,388 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified, along with an additional 147 deaths in the last 24 hours.

The new cases push Illinois' total positive COVID-19 test results above 100,00 - to 100,418. Total deaths now stand at 4,525.

LOCAL CASE UPDATES (4:20pm Update)

Effingham County Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Six overall positive cases of COVID-19, with three recoveries and one death.
  • 405 tests have been administered.

Egyptian Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Total COVID-19 positive cases stands at 10, with 9 recoveries.
  • 760 tests have been administered in the three-county service area.

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department:

  • Two new cases - a woman in her 40s and a man in his 50s, both from Williamson County.
  • Total COVID-19 positive cases now stands at 55, with 40 recoveries and one death in Williamson   County, 11 cases with ten recoveries in Franklin County.

Jackson County Health Department:

  • Three new cases reported - a pre-teen/teen girl, a woman in her 20s, and a man in his 30s.
  • Jackson County's total positive test count is 191, with 160 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

  • One new case - a man in his 60s who is isolating at home.
  • Overall, there have been 51 positive cases of COVID-19, with 35 recoveries.

Perry County Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Overall, 39 positive cases of COVID-19, with 32 recoveries.
  • 525 tests have been administered.

Randolph County Health Department:

  • Five new cases reported.
  • 44 active cases, with 40 isolating at home and four hospitalized
  • Overall, 253 positive cases of COVID-19, with 206 recoveries and three deaths.
  • 1,370 tests have been administered.

Richland County Public Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Overall, three positive cases of COVID-19, with three recoveries.
  • 725 tests have been administered.

Southern Seven Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Overall, Southern Seven reports 186 total confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 71 recoveries and four deaths.