27 new COVID-19 cases reported in Perry Co., Ill.

27 new COVID-19 cases reported in Perry Co., Ill.
The Perry County, Illinois Health Department announced 27 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, January 12. (Source: WVIR)

PERRY COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - The Perry County, Illinois Health Department announced 27 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, January 12.

The new cases include one patient at a correctional facility in Perry County, which is not included in the the breakdown below.

The health department said the correctional facility is following Illinois Department of Public Health guidelines.

The new positive cases include:

  • Females - One girl under the age of 10, one girl under the age of 18, two women in their 40s, one woman in her 50s, three women in their 60s, five women their 70s and three women in their 80s.
  • Males - One boy under the age of 10, three men in their 20s, one man in his 30s, two men in their 50s, two men in their 60s and one man in his 70s.

A summary of the total cases in the county includes:

  • Active cases - 316
  • Released from isolation - 2,254
  • Deaths - 52
  • Total cases - 2,622

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