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Dale County ties Wiregrass record for most COVID-19 cases in one day

Number of deaths has surged in less than two weeks from 1 to 16.
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Published: Jul. 26, 2020 at 7:36 AM CDT
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DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) -Dale County on Saturday tied Houston County for the most cases in one day for Wiregrass counties with 61 new cases.

Dale County has had 672 cases since data started being recorded back in March. 278 of those cases have occurred in the last 14-days.

In addition, the percentage of positive test cases is 13.5% since March but jumps to 19.27% over the last two weeks.

The county is averaging just over 22 cases per day over the last week.

The most concerning figure of all comes to deaths being reported in Dale County. On July 13 there was just one recorded death. In less than two weeks there have been 15 additional deaths. 8 deaths were reported on Friday alone. (SOURCE: bamatracker.com)

Dale County deaths due to COVID-19.
Dale County deaths due to COVID-19.(Bamatracker.com)

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