COVID cases continue to rise

The Shoals has had 8,603 cases of COVID-19 and 113 deaths, according to the latest figures from the Alabama Department of Public Health.
Lauderdale County has had 4,917 cases, including 955 in the last 14 days, and 60 deaths.
Colbert County has had 3,686 cases, including 626 in the last 14 days, and 53 deaths.
Nearby, Franklin County has had 2,808 cases, including 287 in the last 14 days, and 34 deaths.
Alabama has had 284,922 cases and 4,034 deaths, according to the department. There have been 43,413 cases in the last 14 days.