COVID-19 Cases Are On The Rise In Dekalb And Jackson Counties

As of Friday, October 9, 2020

According to data from the Alabama Department of Public Health, Dekalb and Jackson Counties in Northeast Alabama are seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases. As of today, Friday, October 9, 2020, these counties are listed as “Very High Risk”.

To date, Dekalb County has a total of 2,592 confirmed cases, with 374 cases in the last 14 days, and a total of 23 confirmed deaths from COVID-19. Jackson County has a total of 1,695 confirmed cases, with 227 cases in the last 14 days, and a total of 10 confirmed deaths from COVID-19.

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Below is information released today from the Alabama Department of Public Health:

Our COVID-19 Risk Indicator Dashboard: uses a color-coded system to provide guidance on health behaviors. Here are today’s statuses for each Alabama county:

Data posted on our dashboard are updated on Fridays for data reported through the previous Saturday. Data are lagged to allow for completeness in reporting. Next update: October 16.

People living in red, orange, or yellow should follow the attached guidelines to help move their area toward the low risk phase. People living in green should follow the guidelines for low risk to stay in the low risk phase.

Visit our Public Health Guidance for Reopening: for more information.