Jackson County reports 23 new cases of COVID-19

By News Desk, Staff Report

Jackson County Health Department reported 23 new COVID-19 cases on Monday.  

There have been 4,009 confirmed cases in Jackson County and 63 deaths, according to the release and 3,649 individuals have been released from isolation in accordance with CDC guidelines.

Franklin and Williamson Counties reported 70 cases on Monday.

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Statewide, the Illinois Department of Health reported 4,776 new confirmed cases on Monday and 53 additional deaths.

As of Jan. 11, there have been 1,033,526 positive cases in the state of Illinois and 17,627 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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