State Reports Five COVID-19 Deaths in DeKalb County

August 20, 2020
By: Dwayne Page

A total of five people have died in DeKalb County with COVID-19 according to the Tennessee Department of Health.

DeKalb County’s confirmed and probable number of COVID-19 cases now totals 416 with 122 active and 5 deaths.

As of Sunday , August 23 there have been a total of 6,010 tests  with 5,594 negative results and 416 positive and 5 deaths. A total of 289 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.

In the 14 county Upper Cumberland region, Putnam County has 2,145 (23 deaths), Macon 880 (14 deaths), Warren 735 (7 deaths), Cumberland 706 (7 deaths), Smith 503 (8 deaths ), DeKalb 416 (5 deaths), White 430 (7 deaths), Overton 357 (1 death), Cannon 185, Jackson 189 (1 death), Fentress 147, Clay 102, Van Buren 53, and Pickett 46 (1 death)

(Click Link Below for COVID-19 Prevention Tips)

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