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Positive News: Russell County Sees Drop in COVID-19 Cases


For the first time in several weeks, Russell County has reported less than 10 new COVID-19 cases in a two or three day span.

Russell County Health Department Administrator Paula Bitter said in her 1 PM on Friday, November 27 has had six new cases since Wednesday.

So far this week, the county has had 48 new cases compared to 140 last week.

Also, the positivity rate in Russell County has dropped to 28.8 percent. 

Russell County now has 533 total cases since the pandemic began with 133 of them currently active and in isolation. There have been 387 recovered cases, 39 hospitalizations (two currently) and 13 deaths.  157 people are currently quarantined.

(Information courtesy Russell County Health Department.)