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Marengo County Covid-19 cases currently sit at 3,292

Marengo County’s positive cases of COVID-19 currently sit at 3,292, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health. There have been 17 new cases over the last two weeks.

As of Monday, October 4, the number of deaths related to the virus is 88. The number of people tested over the last week is 177.

The Marengo County Health Department has information available for obtaining a COVID-19 vaccination. Visit MCHD online portal at ALCovidVaccine.gov to check your eligibility for vaccination and make appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations at county health departments. Some county health departments are providing drive-thru or walk-in clinics. Search for clinics near you using the Vaccine Clinic Dashboard or COVID-19 Table.

The Alabama Department of Public Health has extended eligibility for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to include individuals age 12 and older. The Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are both available to individuals 18 years of age and older.

COVID-19 data for surrounding counties includes Sumter County has reported 1,283 cases and 38 deaths; Wilcox County has 1,644 cases and 37 deaths; Greene County has 1,232 cases, 44 deaths; Hale County has 2,955 and 86 deaths; Clarke County, 4,693 cases and 80 deaths; Dallas County is reporting 4,769 cases with 190 deaths; Choctaw County has 846 cases and 27 deaths; and Perry County is reporting 1,369 cases with 38 deaths.

The statewide number of confirmed cases is 802,977 with 6,138 new cases over the past two weeks. In Alabama, 5,909,105 COVID-19 vaccines have been delivered, and 3,872,795 doses have been administered.