DALE COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — Dale County reached 50 total confirmed deaths from COVID-19 over the weekend, according to state data.
For around two weeks, the county’s death count remained stable at 44 until Oct. 6 to Oct. 10, according to BamaTracker.com. That week, six new deaths were reported, bringing its total to 50 that Saturday.
Across the state, around 2,549 deaths have been confirmed since March. BamaTracker showed a spike of 40 deaths statewide Wednesday.
As for the rest of the Southeastern District, there is not much that has change except for Coffee County now overtaking Dale in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases. The figures are here below:
- Houston County — 2,313 cases; 18 deaths
- Coffee County — 1,262 cases; 6 deaths
- Dale County — 1,240 cases; 50 deaths
- Pike County — 980 cases; nine deaths
- Butler County — 936 cases; 39 deaths
- Covington County — 928 cases; 27 deaths
- Barbour County — 693 cases; nine deaths
- Geneva County — 598 cases; seven deaths
- Crenshaw County — 460 cases; 29 deaths
- Henry County — 429 cases; four deaths