coronavirus hospitalizations

Alabama Sets New Record for Coronavirus Hospitalizations

Alabama has set a new record of more than 2,000 COVID-19 patients in state hospitals. State numbers show that 2,079 patients were in the hospital Monday. Dr. Don Williamson is the former state health officer who now heads the Alabama Hospital Association. He says at least three hospitals have begun to postpone non-emergency procedures amid staff shortages. Williamson says he…

Alabama Sets New Record in Coronavirus Hospitalizations

Alabama has reached a new high for the number of people in state hospitals with COVID-19. State health department numbers on Monday indicated that 1,717 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in the state. That’s the highest number of virus hospitalizations reported since the pandemic began. The previous high was a little over 1,600 in mid-summer. The new record comes before…