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Pike County tops 600 COVID-19 cases

More than 600 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Pike County.

The county added seven cases overnight Sunday, bringing its total to 603 cases since tracking began in March, with seven total deaths.

As of Monday, the county’s 14-day positive rate is 15.06 percent, according to bamatracker.com.

The 10 a.m. Monday update from the Alabama Department of Public Health showed 1,178 new cases added overnight, bringing the state total to 79,129 with 1,446 confirmed COVID-19 deaths. Of those cases, 22,992 have been confirmed in the past 14 days.

The ADPH reported 1,505 current hospitalizations, with more than 9,155 since tracking began. More than 32,500 people are presumed recovered.