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Wayne County Health Department Reports 23rd COVID Related Death Thursday; 17 New Cases

The Wayne County Health Department reported its 23rd COVID-19 related death Thursday, and it also reported 17 new cases, bringing its total to 577; 107 were active, including six hospitalizations. Edwards County announced 12 new cases from October 29th through November 5th, bringing its total 133. 12 cases were active and in isolation.

The Southern Region of the state, including Wayne and Edwards counties, had a case positivity rate of 10.3 percent on November 2nd, up from 10 percent on the 1st. It remains under mitigation efforts and will continue there until the rate drops below 6.5 percent for three straight days, per dph.illinois.gov.

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