As reports of Covid-19 infections increase in northern Alabama, we will provide you with information on its spread from the Alabama Department of Public Health.

The “percentage of positivity” refers to the percentage of Covid-19 tests that came back with positive results.

“Fully vaccinated” refers to those who have received two doses of Moderna or Pfizer vaccines or one dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Data on booster injections are not included.

The information below, which we have obtained HERE and HERE, date of December 28, 2021.

Colbert County

Transmission level: HIGH

Percentage of positivity in tests in the last 7 days: 23.5%

Percentage of population fully vaccinated: 44.98%

Total number of Covid-19 cases so far in 2021: 4,727

Total deaths from Covid-19 so far in 2021: 121

DeKalb County

Transmission level: HIGH

Percentage of positivity in tests over the past 7 days: 19.8%

Percentage of the population fully vaccinated: 34.4%

Total number of Covid-19 cases so far in 2021: 6,069

Total number of deaths from Covid-19 so far in 2021: 144

Franklin County

Transmission level: HIGH

Percentage of positivity in tests over the past 7 days: 12.3%

Percentage of the population fully vaccinated: 38.63%

Total number of Covid-19 cases so far in 2021: 2,993

Total number of deaths from Covid-19 so far in 2021: 58

Jackson County

Transmission level: HIGH

Percentage of positivity in tests in the last 7 days: 18.9%

Percentage of the population fully vaccinated: 35.87%

Total number of Covid-19 cases so far in 2021: 5,314

Total number of deaths from Covid-19 so far in 2021: 135

Lauderdale County

Transmission level: HIGH

Percentage of positivity in tests over the past 7 days: 17.7%

Percentage of the population fully vaccinated: 41.04%

Total number of Covid-19 cases so far in 2021: 8,574

Total deaths from Covid-19 so far in 2021: 174

Lawrence County

Transmission level: HIGH

Percentage of positivity in tests over the past 7 days: 24.1%

Percentage of the population fully vaccinated: 38.52%

Total number of Covid-19 cases so far in 2021: 2,698

Total number of deaths from Covid-19 so far in 2021: 71

Limestone County

Transmission level: HIGH

Percentage of positivity in tests in the last 7 days: 17.2%

Percentage of the population fully vaccinated: 45.78%

Total number of Covid-19 cases so far in 2021: 9,323

Total number of deaths from Covid-19 so far in 2021: 129

Madison County

Transmission level: HIGH

Percentage of positivity in tests in the last 7 days: 20.6%

Percentage of the population fully vaccinated: 38.52%

Total number of Covid-19 cases so far in 2021: 32,675

Total number of deaths from Covid-19 so far in 2021: 499

Marshall County

Transmission level: HIGH

Percentage of positivity in tests in the last 7 days: 13%

Percentage of the population fully vaccinated: 40.62%

Total number of Covid-19 cases so far in 2021: 9,349

Total deaths from Covid-19 so far in 2021: 155

Morgan County

Transmission level: HIGH

Percentage of positivity in tests over the past 7 days: 19.4%

Percentage of the population fully vaccinated: 42.86%

Total number of Covid-19 cases so far in 2021: 12,073

Total deaths from Covid-19 so far in 2021: 232