As businesses and activities continue to normalize during the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of cases of the virus in Fayette County has increased sharply within the past two weeks. Although Fayette County still is one of the counties with the fewest number of cases within the state, the counties numbers have seen a dramatic rise of seven new cases within the past 14 days. The total number of cases in Fayette County at press time was 16, with only Cleburne County posting a lower number of 15 cases. There have been no deaths in Fayette County attributed to the virus, while Cleburne County is reporting one death.
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