New COVID-19 Cases Under 1,000 (June 1)

Jun 1, 2020

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Illinois reported 974 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, the first time the new case count dipped below 1,000 since early April. While one day's totals don't indicate a trend, health leaders say they're hopeful the numbers will continue to drop.

The state's total infections now tops 120,000 - at 121,234 positive cases. In addition, 23 new deaths were reported, bringing the death toll to 5,412.

LOCAL CASE UPDATES (5:00pm Update)

Effingham County Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • 7 overall positive cases of COVID-19, with four recoveries and one death.
  • 580 negative tests results.

Egyptian Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Total COVID-19 positive cases stands at 11, with 10 recoveries.
  • 984 tests administered in the three-county service area

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department:

  • 4 new cases reported - one man in his 30s, two men in their 70s, and a woman in her 90s.
  • Total COVID-19 positive cases now stands at 68, with 53 recoveries and one death in Williamson¬†¬† County, 12 cases with 12 recoveries in Franklin County.

Jackson County Health Department:

  • 4 new cases reported - one woman in her 30s, a woman and a man in their 40s, and a man in his 70s.
  • Jackson County's total positive test count is 286, with 196 recoveries and ten deaths.

Jefferson County Public Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Overall there have been 104 positive cases of COVID-19, with 90 recoveries and 14 deaths.
  • 1392 negative test results.

Marion County Health Department

  • No new cases reported.
  • Overall, there have been 51 positive cases of COVID-19, with 50 recoveries.
  • 1,364 negative test results.

Perry County Health Department:

  • No new cases reported.
  • Overall, 42 positive cases of COVID-19, with 39 recoveries.
  • 712 negative test results.

Randolph County Health Department:

  • 1 new case reported.
  • 11 active cases, with 11 isolating at home and one hospitalized.
  • Overall, 271 positive cases of COVID-19, with 256 recoveries and four deaths.
  • 1,414 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. Two cases were identified, but those patients live outside Richland County.
  • 848 negative test results.

Southern Seven Health Department:

  • 12 new cases reported - a woman in her 20s and a man in his 80s from Johnson County; a man in his 20s, two men in their 30s, and two men in their 40s from Pulaski County; a woman and two men in their 20s, and two women in their 50s from Union County.
  • Overall, Southern Seven reports 238 total confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 93 recoveries and 11 deaths.