Alabama’s COVID-19 Count Reaches 242, 118 in Jefferson and Shelby Counties

Illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Source: CDC.

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Alabama climbed today to 242, including 91 in Jefferson County and 27 in Shelby County.

The Alabama Department of Public Health’s afternoon update showed cases of COVID-19 confirmed in 26 counties. Since a report earlier in the day, Autauga was added to the list of counties where the disease was diagnosed, with one case there.

Lee Counted added five cases during the day, raising its total to 26. Madison County reported 21, followed by Tuscaloosa, 10; Montgomery, 9; Elmore, 8; Mobile, 6; Chambers, 5; Walker, 5; Baldwin, 4; Limestone, 4; St. Clair, 4; Cullman, 3; Lauderdale, 3;  Calhoun, 2; Jackson, 2; Morgan, 2; Talladega, 2; Tallapoosa, 2; Autauga, 1; Franklin, 1; Houston, 1; Lamar, 1; Marion, 1; and Washington, 1.