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SYLACAUGA, Ala. – COVID-19 numbers are running rampant in the state of Alabama.

According to the Alabama Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 risk indicator, there is a significant amount of COVID-19 activity in Talladega County placing them in the high risk category.

Talladega County is currently reporting 4,474 positive COVID-19 cases.  A total of 760 cases have been confirmed just in the last two weeks. Talladega County has reported a total of 64 deaths due to COVID-19.

According to healthcare officials, a large portion of positive cases are being reported among individuals 25-49 years of age.

There are currently 29,259 total hospitalizations across the state.

Alabama is under a mask ordinance until Jan. 22  to help slow the spread of the virus.

Remember to wash your hands, wear masks 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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