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State of Alabama COVID-19 update


SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Things are slowly getting back to normal and COVID-19 is soon to be a thing of the past in Alabama.

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 8,436 positive COVID-19 cases. Talladega County has reported a total of 182 deaths due to COVID-19.

The state of Alabama alone is currently reporting 546,845 positive COVID-19 cases. Alabama has recorded 11,249 deaths due to COVID-19.

There are currently 50,126 total hospitalizations across the state.

Alabama is no longer under a mask mandate. Masks are encouraged but not required.

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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