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Confirmed Cases and Deaths in Alabama from COVID-19 Virus Pandemic

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180,916
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Total Recovered
2,859
Total Deaths
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10/24/2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has put the brakes on plans to abolish seasonal clock changes in Europe in 2021, but it remains a question of when not if
10/24/2020
But he has said before that he doesn't think a federal law would be the way to go. "I don't like to be authoritarian from the federal government, but at the local level, if governors and others essentially mandate the use of masks when you have an outbreak, I
Halloween store says pandemic fears havent slowed business - WBRC
10/24/2020
Although small businesses across Alabama are struggling since the start of the pandemic, one small business owner said the Halloween season is bringing her business back to life.
Dr. Fauci says masks should be mandated as virus surges in U.S. - KVIA
10/24/2020
WASHINGTON, DC Dr. Anthony Fauci has been reluctant to support a federal mask mandate. A national mandate probably would not work, he said on Sept 15 during a news conference with Vermont Gov. Phil Scott. Fauci, the director of the National Institute of A
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Polling places could become "mass gathering events," the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention warned, calling for improved COVID-19 safety measures.
Jacksonville State gets 1st FCS victory over FBS this season
10/24/2020
MIAMI - Alen Karajic made his fourth field goal with 2:40 remaining and Jacksonville State beat Florida International 19-10 on Friday night for the fi...

Dynamics of Coronavirus Spread in Alabama

Coronavirus(COVID-19) disease live statistics in Alabama

# City Confirmed Recovered Deaths
1 Jefferson 22,988 No data 375
2 Mobile 16,788 No data 315
3 Tuscaloosa 10,235 No data 140
4 Montgomery 9,978 No data 197
5 Madison 9,228 No data 94
6 Shelby 7,274 No data 63
7 Baldwin 6,615 No data 69
8 Lee 6,517 No data 65
9 Marshall 4,372 No data 49
10 Calhoun 4,224 No data 61
11 Etowah 4,214 No data 50
12 Morgan 4,071 No data 35
13 Houston 3,717 No data 34
14 DeKalb 3,360 No data 29
15 Elmore 3,173 No data 53
16 St. Clair 2,891 No data 42
17 Limestone 2,797 No data 30
18 Walker 2,755 No data 93
19 Talladega 2,636 No data 35
20 Cullman 2,399 No data 25
21 Lauderdale 2,180 No data 42
22 Jackson 2,125 No data 15
23 Franklin 2,032 No data 31
24 Autauga 2,030 No data 30
25 Colbert 1,987 No data 31
26 Russell 1,928 No data 3
27 Blount 1,911 No data 25
28 Dallas 1,863 No data 27
29 Chilton 1,858 No data 32
30 Coffee 1,732 No data 11
31 Escambia 1,722 No data 30
32 Covington 1,714 No data 29
33 Dale 1,665 No data 51
34 Chambers 1,343 No data 43
35 Clarke 1,336 No data 17
36 Pike 1,327 No data 13
37 Tallapoosa 1,313 No data 87
38 Marion 1,071 No data 29
39 Barbour 1,012 No data 9
40 Butler 1,002 No data 40
41 Marengo 1,002 No data 22
42 Winston 919 No data 13
43 Geneva 861 No data 7
44 Lawrence 837 No data 32
45 Pickens 836 No data 18
46 Bibb 825 No data 14
47 Randolph 820 No data 16
48 Hale 758 No data 30
49 Clay 736 No data 12
50 Washington 734 No data 12
51 Cherokee 731 No data 14
52 Lowndes 704 No data 28
53 Monroe 645 No data 10
54 Henry 643 No data 6
55 Bullock 639 No data 17
56 Crenshaw 603 No data 30
57 Perry 585 No data 6
58 Fayette 569 No data 13
59 Wilcox 564 No data 12
60 Conecuh 560 No data 13
61 Cleburne 551 No data 8
62 Macon 530 No data 20
63 Lamar 474 No data 5
64 Sumter 472 No data 21
65 Choctaw 390 No data 12
66 Greene 342 No data 16
67 Coosa 203 No data 3
68 Out of AL 0 No data 0

What Is a Coronavirus?

A coronavirus is a virus belonging to a large family of viruses that cause respiratory problems in humans, ranging from the cold to other more severe diseases.

Its name originates from the Latin word for “crown” and the Ancient Greek korōnè, wreath, and refers to the appearance of the viruses.

Types

  • The most well-known coronaviruses are SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome or camel flu) and SARS-COV-2 (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2).
  • These viruses are also present in animals such as camels, cattle, cats, and bats.
Covid-19: Brief

Covid-19: Brief

Covid-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) is an infectious disease caused by SARS-CoV-2. This virus made its first appearance in Wuhan, China on 31 December, 2019. Several of those infected worked at a seafood market where livestock alongside other animals such as bats and snakes were present. This suggested that the virus was spread from animal to person. It emerged later that a large number of patients had been not been exposed to animals which indicates a person-to-person spread.

Pandemic:

  • Since the outbreak in China, every country on the continent except Antarctica has been fighting to contain the virus.
  • Cases are increasing daily, despite mandated measures such as lockdowns or contact bans.
  • Europe is considered to be at the heart of the spread with countries such as Italy and Spain reporting thousands of fatalities daily.

Vaccines or anti-viral drugs have yet to be discovered to stop the increasing number of fatalities worldwide

How It Spreads

  • Via respiratory droplets, e.g. coughing, sneezing, talking, breathing
  • Via dust
  • Via close contact, e.g. handshakes, surfaces (the virus can live on surfaces for up to 72 hours)

The most common way that this disease spreads is through close contact with a person who has the infection. Every time a person coughs or sneezes, they produce droplets – a single cough can emit as many as 3,000 while a sneeze 10,000. Close contact is within around 6 feet.

Symptoms

Although COVID-19 symptoms may vary from person to person, WHO has provided certain indicators. People who are fit and healthy with no underlying symptoms are most likely to experience the following symptoms:

  • Fever – if you feel hot to the touch and have a temperature higher than 100.4 F (38.0 C).
  • Shortness of breath – as COVID-19 is a respiratory disease, this is a symptom to be monitored carefully.
  • A dry cough
  • Fatigue
COVID-19 symptoms

How to Prevent

The best way to prevent virus affecting you is to keep up with simple but vital recommendations.

Wash your hands thoroughly:

  • After you’ve been to the bathroom, before preparing food and regularly at all other times.
  • Use soap and water, or if not available, an alcohol-based solution.
  • Sing or hum your favorite melody to make sure you wash your hands for the recommended length of 20 seconds.

Practice ’social distancing’:

  • Skip meeting up with friends and limit contact with household members
  • Work remotely, if possible – check your company’s policies regarding remote working
  • Only go out if you need to go to the shops or to work, but keep at least 6 feet between you and other people– especially important if they’re sneezing or coughing

If you’re sick:

  • Cough or sneeze into your sleeve or a tissue and dispose of it immediately
  • Self-isolate at home for 14 days – the time it takes for symptoms to appear after exposure to COVID-19

How to Get Tested

Due to limited resources, it is not possible for everyone to get tested. Nevertheless, you can generally request a test from your doctor or health authority if you can answer ‘yes’ to the following questions (different rules may apply according to your country of residence):

  • Have you been experiencing the above symptoms?
  • Have you travelled to highly affected countries within 14 days of symptoms appearing?
  • Have you been in close contact with another person who has tested positive for COVID19?

Arranging a test:

  • Don’t travel to your doctor’s surgery or local hospital. If you suspect you have coronavirus, you risk infecting others
  • Call your GP who will arrange for you to go to a dedicated test center where they will take a mouth or nose swab
  • Results from the test lab will usually be available in 24-72 hours

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