ADPH reports several Wiregrass COVID-19 related deaths


(WDHN) — The Alabama Department of Public reported several new deaths related to COVID-19 in the Wiregrass.

According to Tuesday’s data, the state is nearing 100,000 cumulative cases of the virus. This number does not reflect the number of active cases; rather, the number is the total of accumulated cases since ADPH began tracking COVID-19 in the spring.

In the Wiregrass, several deaths were reported by ADPH in Dale County. The newest data shows four people died from the virus since the last update from ADHH on Monday. Dale County has recorded a total of 29 deaths. The county recorded eight new cases overnight for a total of 843 cumulative cases.

Houston County recorded a new death in the past 24 hours. That death raises the number in Houston County to 13. In all, the county has recorded 1,428 cumulative cases.

Barbour County also recorded a new COVID-19 death, bringing the total in that county to six. Barbour County now has 579 cumulative COVID-19 cases.

Geneva County recorded its second death from the virus – a total that now stands at two following a weekend death in the county. Two new coronavirus cases were recorded in the past 24 hours bringing the total case count to 265.

ADPH coronavirus tallies show Coffee County increasing the cumulative case count to 765. However, no new deaths were reported.

No new cases or deaths were reported in Henry County, according to ADPH data.

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