After several weeks of leading the state with the fewest number of COVID-19 cases, Fayette County has seen a dramatic rise in the number of new cases during the past week, with the total number of cases totaling 45 on Monday, June 15. One week before on June 8, Fayette County had reported only 19 cases of the coronavirus, which was still tied for the lowest number of cases in the state with Cleburne County. By June 11, the number of cases within the county had climbed to 23, with another three cases added by June 12. The most dramatic increase in the number of cases for Fayette County occurred between Friday, June 12 and Saturday, June 13. In one day, the number of cases within the county increased by 11.
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