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JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Jackson County officials confirmed Alabama’s first death related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Wednesday afternoon. The Jackson County Commission (JCC) confirmed the death in the statement below. The person who died was identified only as a female part-time employee with the JCC. In the statement, JCC Chairman Tim Guffey says […]JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Jackson County officials confirmed Alabama’s first death related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Wednesday afternoon. The Jackson County Commission (JC…

Alabama's first coronavirus death confirmed in Jackson County

This a running update compiled by the Dothan Eagle concerning news and advisories related to the coronavirus focusing on the local, state, regional and national level.This a running update compiled by the Dothan Eagle concerning news and advisories related to the coronavirus focusing on the local, state, regional and national level.

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JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Jackson County officials confirmed Alabama’s first death related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Wednesday afternoon. The Jackson County Commission (JCC) confirmed…

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Numbers also rose in Cullman, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence and Morgan countiesNumbers also rose in Cullman, Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence and Morgan counties

UPDATE: 1 coronavirus cases confirmed in Marshall County, 14 more in Madison, first in Colbert

“The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) has not confirmed a death from COVID-19 at this time. ADPH continues to investigate cases of #COVID19 in Alabama.”

Alabama Public Health on Twitter: "The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) has not confirmed a death from COVID-19 at this time. ADPH continues to investigate cases of #COVID19 in Alabama."

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“BREAKING: Gov. Kay Ivey, ADPH have confirmed an Alabama resident has died of coronavirus. The death is the first from COVID-19 in the state. https://t.co/hSlJ8C8cjz”

Brian Lyman on Twitter: "BREAKING: Gov. Kay Ivey, ADPH have confirmed an Alabama resident has died of coronavirus. The death is the first from COVID-19 in the state. https://t.co/hSlJ8C8cjz"

State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris said Tuesday that 8 or 9 percent of the state's then-confirmed 242 COVID-19 patients were hospitalized. But, those numbers are far exceeded in Jefferson County alone.

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The Jackson County Commission announced the first death from COVID-19 in Alabama on Wednesday afternoon. The Alabama Dept. of Public Health confirmed to the Jackson County Commission that an employee of the Jackson County courthouse passed away after after contracting the new coronavirus, according to a news release. The identity, age and gender of the person were not immediately released.The Jackson County Commission announced the first death from COVID-19 in Alabama on Wednesday afternoon. The Alabama Dept. of Public Health confirmed to the Jackson County Commission that an employee of the Jackson County courthouse passed away after after contracting the new coronavirus, according to a news release. The identity, age and gender of the person were not immediately released.

First death from COVID-19 in Alabama confirmed | WBMA

First death from COVID-19 in Alabama confirmed

The afternoon of Wednesday, March 25, brought a big jump in confirmed cases across both Shelby County and the state of Alabama, while the first death was also confirmed in Jackson County by the Jackson County Commission. 

UPDATE: Shelby County nears 50 confirmed cases of COVID-19, state total nears 400 - Shelby County Reporter | Shelby County Reporter

A part-time Jackson County Commission employee is the first Alabama resident to die from COVID-19.The Jackson County Commission issued a statement Wednesday saying the employee worked at the courthouse in Scottsboro.The Alabama Department of Public Health said Wednesday afternoon that 386 people have tested positive for the virus statewide - 103 more than the department’s 10:30 a.m. update.There have been 15 positive results in Tuscaloosa County.See other coronavirus coverage here. ThisA part-time Jackson County Commission employee is the first Alabama resident to die from COVID-19.The Jackson County Commission issued a statement Wednesday saying the employee worked at the courthouse in Scottsboro.The Alabama Department of Public Health said Wednesday afternoon that 386 people have tested positive for the virus statewide - 103 more than the department’s 10:30 a.m. update.There have been 15 positive results in Tuscaloosa County.See other coronavirus coverage here. This

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said Tuesday that she has no plans to issue a statewide “shelter in place” order to combat the coronavirus, although the state’s largest city has directed city residents to stay at home. Citing economic concerns, Ivey signaled a reluctance to join states including New York, California, Illinois and Louisiana that have ordered residents to stay home unless going out for food, medicine and essential services. “We have no current plans to do so.MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey said Tuesday that she has no plans to issue a statewide “shelter in place” order to combat the coronavirus, although the state’s largest city has directed city residents to stay at home. Citing economic concerns, Ivey signaled a reluctance to join states including New York, California, Illinois and Louisiana that have ordered residents to stay home unless going out for food, medicine and essential services. “We have no current plans to do so.

Ivey: No plans for a statewide shelter in place order | WBMA

Ivey: No plans for a statewide shelter in place order

UAB Hospital in Birmingham announced they are treating a growing number of COVID-19 patients, with the total at more than 60 as as of Wednesday morning. [Related: Do Alabama hospitals have enough ventilators for a COVID-19 surge? ] In a tweet, the hospital said that more than half of those 60 patients are on ventilators. "This is further proof that community action is needed to stop the spread. Let’s all do our part. #StayHome" the hospital tweeted. UAB statement on masks:UAB Hospital in Birmingham announced they are treating a growing number of COVID-19 patients, with the total at more than 60 as as of Wednesday morning. [Related: Do Alabama hospitals have enough ventilators for a COVID-19 surge? ] In a tweet, the hospital said that more than half of those 60 patients are on ventilators. "This is further proof that community action is needed to stop the spread. Let’s all do our part. #StayHome" the hospital tweeted. UAB statement on masks:

UAB: 60 patients are being treated for COVID-19, more than half of those on ventilators | WBMA

UAB: 60 patients are being treated for COVID-19, more than half of those on ventilators

Two groups filed a federal complaint over Alabama’s “last resort” plan that could ration ventilators during a pandemic like the COVID-19 outbreak, preventing many disabled people and those with other underlying medical conditions from getting the lifesaving treatment.  On Tuesday, the Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program and The Arc of the United States filed a complaint […]

Groups file complaint against Alabama's emergency plan for use of ventilators

Health officials said Tuesday there was overwhelming evidence of rapid community spread of COVID-19 in Jefferson County after UAB Hospital reported exponential growth of coronavirus patients requiring hospitalization. On Monday, the hospital had 17 confirmed cases. In less than 24 hours the number swelled to 45 cases. 18 patients required ventilators for treatment. UAB Emergency Management Physician Sarah Nafziger signaled medical supplies could become a challenge in the coming days. Health officials said Tuesday there was overwhelming evidence of rapid community spread of COVID-19 in Jefferson County after UAB Hospital reported exponential growth of coronavirus patients requiring hospitalization. On Monday, the hospital had 17 confirmed cases. In less than 24 hours the number swelled to 45 cases. 18 patients required ventilators for treatment. UAB Emergency Management Physician Sarah Nafziger signaled medical supplies could become a challenge in the coming days.

UAB hospital reports 18 patients on ventilators, overwhelming evidence of community spread | WBMA

UAB hospital reports 18 patients on ventilators, overwhelming evidence of community spread