Coronavirus: The latest numbers in the Wiregrass; no new reported deaths


A rendering of coronavirus via the CDC.

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — As of Thursday, there are 101,496 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and seven new deaths in the state of Alabama, according to the Alabama Department of Health.

Here in the Wiregrass, more cases have been reported but the number of deaths hasn’t changed.

Houston County is showing nine new reported cases since the last update totaling 13 deaths. The county has a cumulative coronavirus case count of 1,459. Also, Covington County added nine new cases to its count totaling 755 and 21 deaths.

In Dale County where cases have been in an upward spiral, they added six new cases making their new total 856. Coffee County has added two new cases to its cumulative total of 781.

A total of five cases were recorded in Barbour County Thursday.

For Geneva and Henry counties, they both added four cases to their cumulative count. Geneva is currently at a total of 269 with Henry County trailing by one case.

Geneva County has the lowest amount of deaths in the Wiregrass.

Across the state, Jefferson and Mobile counties are still leading the state with the most cases totaling 24,325 of the 101,496 statewide number.

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