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State of Alabama COVID-19 update – Feb.8, 2021

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SYLACAUGA, Ala. – It has been nearly a year since the coronavirus pandemic began. Almost a year later, we are finally seeing a small dip in COVID-19 cases.

According to the Alabama Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 risk indicator, there is a low amount of COVID-19 activity in Talladega County placing it in the ‘green’ category.

Talladega County is currently reporting 7,160 positive COVID-19 cases.  Talladega County has reported a total of 133 deaths due to COVID-19.

The state of Alabama alone is currently reporting 473,348 positive COVID-19 cases. Alabama has recorded 8,523 deaths due to COVID-19.

There are currently 43,005 total hospitalizations across the state.

Alabama is under a mask ordinance until March 5 to help slow the spread of the virus.

Remember to wash your hands, properly wear a mask in public, keep your hands away from your face, and continue to practice six-feet social distancing.

For more information on COVID-19 numbers, click here.


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