Under 6000 New State Covid-19 Cases


Published on January 13 2021 12:04 pm
Last Updated on January 14 2021 5:51 am
Written by Matt Robinson


The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Wednesday reported 5,862 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, with 97 additional deaths. None of those deaths reported on Wednesday were from area counties.

The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from January 6–12, 2021 is 7.3%.  The preliminary seven-day statewide test positivity from January 6–12, 2021 is 8.3%.

On wednesday the Effingham County Health Department announced 35 new positive test results. Shelby County reported 15 new cases. The Marion County Health Department reports 36 new cases. While the Fayette County Health Department had 23 new cases.