• No additional COVID-19 cases in Jackson County

    June 18, 2020
    No new cases of COVID-19 were reported to Jackson County Health Department in the past 24 hours.
    To date, there have been 320 confirmed cases in Jackson County, including eighteen deaths related to
    COVID-19. Two more individuals were released from isolation in accordance with CDC guidelines,
    bringing the total released to 275 individuals. Twenty-seven active cases are currently being managed.

    Looking at data of new confirmed cases in Jackson County over the past eleven weeks:
    WEEK TOTAL CASES AVERAGE NEW CASES/DAY
    March 29 – April 4 9 1.3
    April 5 – 11 22 3.1
    April 12 – 18 9 1.3
    April 19 – 25 23 3.3
    April 26 – May 2 70 10
    May 3 – 9 28 4
    May 10 - 16 22 3.1
    May 17 - 23 27 3.9
    May 24 - 30 73 10.4
    May 31 – June 6 14 2
    June 7 - 13  15 2.1

    For June 11-17, Illinois Department of Public Health reports the preliminary seven-day statewide
    positivity for cases as a percent of total tests was 3%.

    Businesses, schools and other organizations seeking guidance on re-opening may consult the resources
    located on the JCHD website at www.jchdonline.org. Staff are also available to discuss such plans in
    more detail by calling 618/684-3143, ext. 128.
    Contact:
    Jackson County Health Department
    618-684-3143