Active COVID-19 cases now at 255 in Lawrence County

Published 6:58 pm Thursday, November 5, 2020

The number of positive COVID-19 cases were trending higher than ever in Lawrence County this week with 20 percent of Lawrence Countians who have been confirmed to have COVID-19 have active cases right now.

There were 19 cases on Monday, 30 on Tuesday, 31 on Wednesday and 32 on Thursday, for a total of 112 cases in four days.

Lawrence County has the highest number of active COVID-19 cases ever with a total of 255 as of Thursday. So far, there have been 1,272 positive cases since March 25.

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Of that number, 995 are out of isolation. 7,765 tests have been done.

The 32 new cases on Thursday included 17 females and 15 males, with ages ranging from 2-79 years old. Six of the cases were children, including five who are school aged.

There have been 31 COVID-19-related deaths, 19 females and 12 males, ages 52-98.