Apr. 9th: Alabama has 2,547 confirmed cases of coronavirus as deaths toll nears 50

Alabama Department of Public Health Coronavirus Dashboard, April 7, 2020 @ 10:10 AM (Source:...
Alabama Department of Public Health Coronavirus Dashboard, April 7, 2020 @ 10:10 AM (Source: Ala. Dept. of Public Health)(WTVY News 4)
Published: Apr. 9, 2020 at 9:52 AM CDT
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As of Thursday morning, the Alabama Department of Public Health has confirmed 48 people statewide have died from COVID-19.

The ADPH reports there are 2,547 cases of coronavirus in Alabama and there have been 20,605 total tests. These statistics are as of 7:30 a.m. on April 9.

Jefferson County has the most cases per county with 492

Wednesday Flowers Hospital and Southeast health provided updated numbers on wiregrass cases they are treating.


Total Tested: 260

Positive: 44

Positive Discharged Home: 14

Death of Patient with Positive Results: 9

Negative: 155

Pending: 62

Inpatients Awaiting Results: 44


Total tests- 137

Pending tests- 8

Confirmed positive cases- 8

There are currently 68 reported deaths due to coronavirus with 48 confirmed, and 333 people have been hospitalized.

Reported deaths and verified deaths represent the number of individuals who have a positive lab result and are now deceased. To verify a person who died from COVID-19 disease, the medical record of the deceased person has to be reviewed by a physician and Infectious Disease and Outbreak staff. Once review is complete, if the death is attributed to COVID-19, the individual will also appear in the Verified Deaths category. Reported death totals are cumulative and will not decrease.

State officials opened a toll-free number for people who develop symptoms and need to be tested. For more on how to get tested, you can call 1-888-264-2256. This is not a medical helpline.

The most recent numbers are available at ADPH's COVID-19


Florida hits 16K+ positive COVID-19 cases as governor urges face masks for Floridians

The Florida Health Department has released the latest coronavirus COVID-19 numbers for Thursday morning.

Florida has 16,364 cases reported, 15,883 are Floridians and 481 are not Florida residents.

There were 666 new cases reported across the state.

The death toll in Florida from the virus is 354.

Holmes County is reporting two cases, both local. Both are men. Their ages range between 27 and 39. There have been no deaths or hospitalizations in Holmes County reported.

Jackson County is reporting five cases, four being locals and one is not a Florida resident. The ages range from 28 to 38 years-old. Health officials say one man and four women have tested positive for the virus. One person has been hospitalized and no deaths have been reported. The new case is a 37 year-old woman who lives in Marianna.

Walton County is reporting 26 cases, 18 being residents and eight are not from Florida. The ages range from 20 to 90. Officials say ten of the cases are men and 16 are women. No deaths from the virus have been reported and five people have had to be hospitalized.

Washington County is reporting three cases, all local. Their ages range between 25 and 53 years-old. Two of the cases are in men and one case is in a woman. One person has been hospitalized. Health officials are saying the new case is a 25 year-old woman with no history of international travel.

Bay County is reporting 30 cases, including 29 residents and one non-resident. Their ages range between 21 and 93. Eighteen cases are in men and twelve are in women. One person has died from the virus and five people have been hospitalized. The two new cases reported are from a 28 year-old man and a 49 year-old woman. Neither case is travel related. Health officials say the 28 year-old man did have contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19. Of the 383 COVID-19 tests taken in Bay County, 353 have come back negative.

Okaloosa County is reporting 80 cases, 76 being residents, one is a resident and not in Florida, and three are not from Florida. The ages range from 3 to 96. Officials say 38 of the cases are men and 42 are women. One person has died from the virus and 13 people have had to be hospitalized.

The most recent numbers are available at Florida's COVID-19


Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Georgia rises above 10,500

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) reported 10,566 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the 12 p.m. Thursday (4/9) update.

The total deaths related to COVID-19 is now at 379. A total of 2,159 confirmed cases are hospitalized.

Over 41,000 coronavirus tests have been conducted statewide with over 10,500 positive results.

Georgia DPH releases updated numbers daily at noon and 7 PM.

For the latest info check the Georgia DPH COVID-19