First COVID Report of 2022 Shows Large Jump in Cases in Alabama Public Schools


COVID-19 School Dashboard for January 6, 2022 – From Alabama Department of Public Health

The Alabama Department of Public Health has released its first report on COVID cases in Alabama public schools for 2022. It shows a large jump in cases compared to the last report, issued just before the winter break.

The dashboard for January 6 shows 2,940 cases, up from 750 cases on December 16, the final report of 2021.

The case number bottomed out at 414 on December 2 before rising again due to the outbreak of the Omicron variant.

Here is a list of several local school systems and their current case numbers. The numbers from last week are in parentheses:

Montgomery: unreported (21)
Autauga County: 23 (19)
Elmore County: 17 (15)
Pike Road: 31 (fewer than 5)
Dallas County: 34 (0)
Selma: 22 (fewer than 5)




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