Weekend COVID count: Dallas County reports 891 cases

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Dallas County reported 891 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Monday morning, an increase of 12 cases from Saturday.

Cases have risen 230 in the last 14 days, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health Infectious Diseases & Outbreaks Division. The death rate remains at nine.

Dallas County’s cases have improved enough to drop from the state’s “very high risk” category to “high risk” – the second most severe level – on the COVID-19 risk status indicator by the Alabama Department of Public Health. See the new COVID-19 Risk Indicator Dashboard here alabamapublichealth.gov.

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

There are currently 44,300 confirmed cases in Alabama, an increase of 2,000 from Saturday, and remained steady at 984 deaths related to the virus. More than 454,000 tests were conducted as of July 5, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.