Category: Coronavirus

Alabama Records 859 New Cases of COVID-19, One Death

An additional 859 cases of COVID-19 and one new death from the disease were reported Monday by the Alabama Department of Public Health.

The state has recorded 173,485 cases of the disease and 2,789 deaths since the pandemic began in March. There have been 152,272 confirmed cases and 21,213 listed as probable. The death toll includes 2,621 confirmed and 168 probable.

Jefferson County reported 100 new cases, followed by Tuscaloosa County with 97.
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964 New Cases of COVID-19 Added in Sunday Report

Alabama added 964 cases of COVID-19 but no new deaths in the Alabama Department of Public Health’s daily update Sunday.

There have been 172,626 cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began in March. That includes 151,527 confirmed cases and 21,099 listed as probable.

Jefferson County led the state with 106 new cases, with Tuscaloosa County reporting 104.

The Health Department’s COVID Dashboard lists 2,788 deaths in Alabama, including 2,620 confirmed as having resulted from COVID-19 and 168 shown as probable.
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Saturday Update: 1,288 New Cases of COVID-19, Two Deaths

The Alabama Department of Public Health reported an additional 1,288 cases of COVID-19 in its daily update on Saturday.

That brought the number of cases in the state since the pandemic began in March to 171,662 — 150,696 confirmed cases and 20,966 listed as probable.

The report added two deaths, both confirmed to be from COVID-19. There have been 2,620 confirmed deaths and 168 probable.
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Another 1,185 Cases, 50 Deaths in Thursday’s COVID-19 Report

The Alabama Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 Dashboard added 1,185 new cases and 50 deaths in Thursday’s daily update.

There have been 169,162 cases of the disease in Alabama, with 148,659 confirmed and 20,503 listed as probable.

The update raised the number of deaths since the pandemic began in March to 2,756, consisting of 2,590 confirmed and 166 probable. The Health Department has said that the number of deaths added each day often includes cases from previous days or weeks that were confirmed and reported on a delayed basis.
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COVID-19 Case Count, Hospitalization Rate Rise in Tuesday Report

The number of cases of COVID-19 in Alabama grew by 1,117 cases, but there were no new deaths, the state Department of Public Health reported in Tuesday’s daily update.

The report also showed an increase in the number of people hospitalized with the disease. There were 856 individuals in Alabama hospitals with the coronavirus on Monday, the most since a total of 857 on Sept. 9. Overall, 18,440 people have been hospitalized in the state for treatment of the disease since the pandemic began in March.
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Jefferson County Clerk’s Office Redesigns to Handle Throngs of Voters

The circuit clerk’s office at the Jefferson County Courthouse was closed Monday for Columbus Day, but staffers in the office weren’t taking a holiday.

“The absentee staff is working on the mail today, getting out ballots, the ballots that have been returned,” said James P. Naftel II, the presiding probate judge of Jefferson County. “(Columbus Day is) a state holiday and the circuit clerk’s office is closed for in-person voting today but it will reopen tomorrow.”

It’s been a working weekend of those in the clerk’s office as they have set the stage for what they hope is a more efficient processing of in-person absentee voters. Read more.

734 New Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Monday Update

The Alabama Department of Public Health added 734 cases of COVID-19 and one death in its daily report Monday.

The state has recorded 166,076 cases of the disease, consisting of 146,223 confirmed cases and 19,853 listed as probable.

There have been 2,665 deaths in the state since the pandemic began — 2,509 confirmed and 156 probable.

The number of people hospitalized in Alabama stood at 812 on Sunday, the highest since a count of 814 on Sept. 14. The highest single-day total of the pandemic was 1,613 on Aug. 6.
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State Adds 816 Cases of COVID-19, But No Additional Deaths, in Sunday Report

Alabama added 816 new cases of COVID-19, but reported no new deaths, in Sunday’s daily report by the state Department of Public Health.

There have been 165,342 cases of the illness in the state since the pandemic began in March: 145,590 confirmed cases and 19,752 listed as probable.

A total of 2,664 deaths from the coronavirus have been reported in the state. That includes 2,508 confirmed and 156 probable.
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