CONTRIBUTED BY EAH
As of Jan. 25, for the ninth day in a row, COVID-19 hospitalizations at East Alabama Health are at 90 or above, including an all-time high of 100 on Jan. 18.
As of Tuesday afternoon, there were 93 COVID-19 patients, with nine on ventilators. Of the 18 in ICU, 14 are unvaccinated. And those age 50 and older continue to be the ones most affected right now, with 83 percent falling into that age range.
MONDAY, JAN. 24
The ADPH Dashboard indicates 5,955 new confirmed COVID-19 cases earlier this week.
New cases are underreported due to home/self-tests.
Alabama’s statewide COVID-19 test positivity is 44.4%
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There were 2,867 COVID-19 patients hospitalized at the time of the report. The all-time high is 3,102 on Aug., 29, 2021.
That includes 84 pediatric patients and 29 pregnant women.
Of the 84 pediatric patients, eight are in ICU and three are ventilated.
• 563 confirmed COVID-19 patients are in the ICU.
• 39% of all ICU patients are COVID-19 positive
• 292 (52%) confirmed COVID-19 patients in the ICU are ventilated
• 61% of hospital ventilators are available
There were 31 confirmed COVID-19 deaths in Alabama reported on Sunday.
There are 20 hospitalized patients with confirmed influenza (flu).
There werew five hospitalized patients with confirmed influenza and COVID-19.