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Alabama health officer says COVID-19 patients range in age from 2 to 97

Alabama health officer says COVID-19 patients range in age from 2 to 97

Alabama health officer says COVID-19 patients range in age from 2 to 97

The Alabama Department of Health held an afternoon news conference Monday to update the public on the latest COVID-19 cases in the state and efforts to slow the spread. State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris said the confirmed cases of coronavirus, 196 in 24 counties as of 4:30 p.m. Monday, range in age from 2 years old to 97 and about 6-7 percent of patients are hospitalized. Watch the media briefing in the video above or on Facebook here. Here’s the latest coronavirus case count by county:86 in Jefferson County22 in Shelby County19 in Lee County21 in Madison County9 in Tuscaloosa County6 in Elmore County4 in Montgomery County3 in St. Clair County3 in Baldwin County2 in Chambers County2 in Cullman County3 in Lauderdale County2 in Mobile County2 in Calhoun County1 in Franklin County1 in Houston County1 in Jackson County1 in Lamar County1 in Limestone County1 in Marion County1 in Talladega County1 in Tallapoosa County3 in Walker County1 in Washington County Get the WVTM 13 app or go to wvtm13.com/coronavirus for the latest updates on COVID-19 pandemic and its impact in Alabama.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. —

The Alabama Department of Health held an afternoon news conference Monday to update the public on the latest COVID-19 cases in the state and efforts to slow the spread.

State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris said the confirmed cases of coronavirus, 196 in 24 counties as of 4:30 p.m. Monday, range in age from 2 years old to 97 and about 6-7 percent of patients are hospitalized. Watch the media briefing in the video above or on Facebook here.

Here’s the latest coronavirus case count by county:

  • 86 in Jefferson County
  • 22 in Shelby County
  • 19 in Lee County
  • 21 in Madison County
  • 9 in Tuscaloosa County
  • 6 in Elmore County
  • 4 in Montgomery County
  • 3 in St. Clair County
  • 3 in Baldwin County
  • 2 in Chambers County
  • 2 in Cullman County
  • 3 in Lauderdale County
  • 2 in Mobile County
  • 2 in Calhoun County
  • 1 in Franklin County
  • 1 in Houston County
  • 1 in Jackson County
  • 1 in Lamar County
  • 1 in Limestone County
  • 1 in Marion County
  • 1 in Talladega County
  • 1 in Tallapoosa County
  • 3 in Walker County
  • 1 in Washington County

Get the WVTM 13 app or go to wvtm13.com/coronavirus for the latest updates on COVID-19 pandemic and its impact in Alabama.

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