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.
To stay up to date with the latest information, visit https://www.alabamapublichealth.gov/covid19/
Below is information released today from the Alabama Department of Public Health:
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: go.usa.gov/xwuRe for more information.