Jackson County Health Department reports 12 new COVID-19 cases

By News Desk, Staff Reports

Jackson County Health Department reported 12 new cases of COVID-19 on Jan. 25.

As of Monday, there have been 4,354 confirmed cases in Jackson County and 65 deaths, according to the release, and 4,103 individuals have been released from isolation in accordance with CDC guidelines.

Franklin and Williamson Counties reported 26 cases Jan. 25.

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Statewide, the Illinois Department of Health reported 2,944 confirmed cases on Monday and 49 additional deaths.

As of Jan. 25, there have been 1,104,763 positive cases in the state of Illinois and 18,798 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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