November 29, 2021

Alabama sets record for COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit – WVTM13

Alabama has set a new high for the number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care. According to the Alabama Hospital Association, the state recorded more than 880 COVID-19 patients in the ICU on Monday, the highest number since the pandemic began. The previous high was 848 in January.More than half of all patients receiving intensive care in the state have been diagnosed with COVID-19.With older populations more likely to be vaccinated, state hospitals say they are seeing more younger patients with the virus as the contagious delta variant sweeps across unvaccinated groups.COVID-19 IN ALABAMACan’t see ADPH dashboard? Tap here.Click here for the latest COVID-19 news.Click here to find a vaccination clinic in Alabama near you.

Alabama has set a new high for the number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care.

According to the Alabama Hospital Association, the state recorded more than 880 COVID-19 patients in the ICU on Monday, the highest number since the pandemic began. The previous high was 848 in January.

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More than half of all patients receiving intensive care in the state have been diagnosed with COVID-19.

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With older populations more likely to be vaccinated, state hospitals say they are seeing more younger patients with the virus as the contagious delta variant sweeps across unvaccinated groups.

COVID-19 IN ALABAMA

Can’t see ADPH dashboard? Tap here.

Click here for the latest COVID-19 news.

Click here to find a vaccination clinic in Alabama near you.