The DeKalb County Health Department is reporting the death of an infant who had tested positive for COVID-19. The infant was under the age of one. The identity of the child is not being disclosed as is standard for COVID-19 deaths. The death follows another death of a person only in their thirties reported on Thursday. There have been 38 deaths in the county
While the majority of cases in DeKalb County are people under fifty, the majority of deaths are older adults. 25 of the 38 deaths in the county were at long term care facilities.
There were sixteen new cases reported across the county on Friday for a total of 1,463. 1,037 cases have fully recovered. 388 are in recovery.