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DeKalb County Operations Building Shuts To Public Due To Spread Of COVID-19

DeKALB COUNTY, Alabama – The DeKalb County operations building is closed to the public for the remainder of the week for “multiple cases of COVID-19 illness.”

According to a Facebook post by the DeKalb County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), the building, which hosts meetings of the DeKalb County Committee and other county government offices, is closed to the public during the rest of the week.

News 19 has contacted the DeKalb County EMA for more information.

According to the latest data from the Alabama Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 dashboard, DeKalb County is classified as “high risk” for the spread of COVID-19.

The county has a 10.3% positivity rate in tests, compared to 4.1% for the state as a whole.

DeKalb County has recorded just over 12,000 cases of the novel coronavirus since the pandemic began in March 2020. 269 people in DeKalb County have died from COVID-19.

For the latest COVID-19 figures in Alabama, click here.


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