COVID-19 in Illinois: Health officials report 614 new cases, 6 additional deaths

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Public Health on Monday announced 614 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease across the state, including 6 additional confirmed deaths.

Richland County is now reporting 7 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, with three currently in self-isolation. Possible exposure was also reported for anyone who visited a public pool in Olney between June 27 and July 3.

Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 147,865 cases, including 7,026 deaths. The age of cases ranges from younger than one to older than 100 years. 

Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 21,134 specimens for a total of 1,782,840.  The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from June 29 –July 5 is 2.6%.

For health questions about COVID-19, call the hotline at 1-800-889-3931 or email

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