DeKalb Now Has 40 Confirmed COVID 19 Cases

June 2, 2020
By: Dwayne Page

DeKalb County’s confirmed number of COVID-19 cases has climbed to 40.

As of Monday , June 1 the Tennessee Department of Health reported that 1,307 people had been tested with 1,267 negative results and 40 positive. There have been no deaths in DeKalb County from the virus and 28 of the 40 persons tested positive have recovered.

The DeKalb County Health Department conducts free drive through assessments for COVID-19 Mondays through Fridays from 9am- 11 am.

At 40 cases, DeKalb County ranks 4th highest in the Upper Cumberland region behind Putnam with 496 (5 deaths), Cumberland 116 (1 death), and Macon 152 (3 deaths). Other counties in the region with COVID-19 cases are Smith 35 (1 death), White 34, Cannon 31, Overton 29, Warren 26, Jackson 17, Fentress 12, Clay 7, Van Buren 4, and Pickett 3.