New COVID-19 cases in Walker County have dropped sharply in the past couple of weeks. There were 127 new cases in the post-holiday on January 6th… but that dropped to 19 new cases on January 21st.
The positive test rate has also dropped to 10.5 percent in Walker.
However, deaths continue to pop up in the area… 4 were reported since our last check:
1 in Walker County, for a total of 63.
1 in Chattooga County, total now 51.
And 2 in Whitfield County… total there, 159.