Wednesday COVID count: Dallas County cases rise to 687, death rate increases to 7

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Dallas County reported 687 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday night, an increase of 27 cases from Tuesday.

Cases increased by 20 from Monday to Tuesday and by 282 in the last 14 days.

The death rate in Dallas County increased to seven after remaining at six since June 10, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health Infectious Diseases & Outbreaks Division.

To see a dashboard of cases by county across the state, click here.

Dallas County ranks 13th out of 67 counties in Alabama for number of cases, according healthcare software firm Voro.

There are currently 31,600 confirmed cases in Alabama and 879 reported deaths related to the virus. More than 358,000 tests were conducted as of June 24, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.