Jackson County reports 12 new cases of COVID-19

By Staff Report, News Desk

On Monday, Jackson County Health Department reported 12 new cases of COVID-19.

There have been 3,439 confirmed cases in Jackson County, according to the release, and 3,004 individuals have been released from isolation in accordance with CDC guidelines, the county has reported 51 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

Franklin and Williamson Counties reported 58 new cases on Monday.


Statewide, the Illinois Department of Health reported there have been 905,069 positive cases in the state of Illinois and 15,299 deaths.

The Jackson County Health Department asks all residents to follow public health guidelines by wearing a mask in public, maintaining social distance, avoiding social gatherings, washing hands frequently and working with health department officials as they conduct contact tracing.

If you are experiencing fever, cough, difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle aches, loss of taste or smell, nausea or diarrhea, you should contact your healthcare provider for further guidance.

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