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County’s 14-day positive rate declines

Pike County added eight new cases of COVID-19, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health update on Tuesday.

The cases included one confirmed and seven probable and bring the totals for both to 884 and 240, respectively. The county’s 14-day positive rate declined to 8.45 percent, although the county remains in the “very high risk” category according to ADPH.

Troy University reported an additional three local student cases and two at the Montgomery campus, the lowest daily increase in the past 14 days.

The report brings the total self-reported student cases affiliated with the Troy campus to 333 since Aug. 3.

Statewide, only 514 confirmed cases and 187 probable were added with the update, bringing totals to 126,813 and 13,347 respectively. The state has reported 2,253 confirmed deaths and 134 probable.