WIREGRASS, Ala (WDHN)—With Covid-19 rates in a fast decline around the state, only one Wiregrass county is in the second-highest covid bracket, with the rest of the Wiregrass being in the lowest bracket.

Only 4 out of the 67 Alabama counties are reporting high covid-19 rates.

Six counties in Alabama have dropped in transmission rates, with Geneva County being one of them. Geneva Counties’ transmission rate is now ‘substantial’ instead of ‘high’.

According to the CDC, Alabama has issued 31,104 NAAT(Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests) over the past seven days, with 2,512 tests reported positive.

–Coffee County has the highest covid rates in the Wiregrass, being in the second highest rate bracket in the state.

  • Coffee County population- 51,288
  • Coffee County Covid Cases per 100,000 persons- 242.6
  • Coffee County total 2022 deaths- 41
  • Coffee County positive NAAT Tests (Past seven days)- 13 positives out of 194 administered

–Houston County is in the lowest bracket for covid rates in the state.

  • Houston Co. population- 104, 352
  • Houston Co. cases per 100,000 persons- 168.1
  • Houston Co, total 2022 deaths related to covid- 85
  • Houston Co. positive NAAT Tests (Past Seven Days)- 30 positives out of 298 administered

— Dale County is in the lowest bracket for covid rates in the state.

  • Dale Co. population- 49,255
  • Dale Co. cases per 100,000 persons- 134.2
  • Dale Co. total 2022 deaths related to covid- 45
  • Dale Co. positive NAAT tests (Past seven days)-18 positives out of 230 administered

–Geneva County is in the lowest bracket for covid rates in the state.

  • Geneva Co, population- 26,491
  • Geneva Co. cases per 100,000 persons- 49.5
  • Geneva Co. total 2022 deaths related to covid – 31
  • Geneva Co. positive NAAT tests (Past seven days)- 9 positives out of 77 administered

–Henry County is in the lowest bracket for covid rates in the state.

  • Henry Co. population- 17,124
  • Henry Co. cases per 100,000 persons- 110.4
  • Henry Co. total 2022 deaths related to covid- 11
  • Henry Co. positive NAAT tests (Past seven days)- 8 positives out of 64 administered

–Crenshaw County is in the lowest bracket for covid rates in the state.

  • Crenshaw Co. population-13,865
  • Crenshaw Co. cases per 100,000 persons- 130.7
  • Crenshaw Co. total 2022 deaths related to covid- 25
  • Crenshaw Co. positive NAAT tests (Past seven days)- 3 positives out of 30 administered

–Barbour County is in the lowest bracket for covid rates in the state.

  • Barbour Co. population- 25,782
  • Barbour Co. cases per 100,000 persons- 190.4
  • Barbour Co. total 2022 deaths related to covid- 19
  • Barbour Co. positive NAAT tests (Past seven days)- 2 positives out of 65 administered

–Pike County is in the lowest bracket for covid rates in the state.

  • Pike Co. population- 33,403
  • Pike Co. cases per 100,000 persons- 102.7
  • Pike Co. 2022 deaths related to covid- 26
  • Pike Co. positive NAAT tests (Past seven days)- 9 positives out of 75 administered

Covington County is in the lowest bracket for covid rates in the state.

  • Covington Co. population- 37,351
  • Covington Co. cases per 100,000 persons- 86.4
  • Covington Co. 2022 deaths related to covid- 41
  • Covington Co. positive NAAT tests (Past seven days)- 5 positives out of 60 administered