DeKalb COVID-19 Cases Total 269 with 159 Active and 1 Death

July 29, 2020
By: Dwayne Page

DeKalb County’s confirmed number of COVID-19 cases now totals 269 with 159 active and 1 death.

As of Wednesday, July 29 a total of 4,127 people had been tested with 3,858 negative results and 269 positive and 1 death. A total of 109 persons tested positive since March have recovered.

The DeKalb County Health Department’s testing hours are Monday-Friday from 9am to 12 NOON every day.

At 269 cases, DeKalb County ranks 6th highest in the 14 county Upper Cumberland region behind Putnam with 1,465 (13 deaths), Macon 794 (13 deaths), Cumberland 346 (6 deaths), Warren 339 (3 deaths), and Smith 322 (2 deaths ). Other counties in the region with COVID-19 cases are White 175 (3 deaths), Overton 118 (1 death), Cannon 105,  Jackson 103,  Fentress 63, Clay 52, Van Buren 29, and Pickett  22 (1 death)

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https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html