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COVID-19 numbers on the rise in Alabama

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – COVID-19 numbers are on the rise in Alabama.

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

Talladega County is currently reporting 8,836 positive COVID-19 cases. Talladega County has reported a total of 188 deaths due to COVID-19.

The state of Alabama alone is currently reporting 577,463 positive COVID-19 cases. Alabama has recorded 11,510 deaths due to COVID-19.

While residents across the state of Alabama continue to make strides against the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccination numbers are low compared to other states across the United States. Residents are encouraged to receive the vaccine.

For more information about COVID-19 in Alabama, click here.

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