COVID hospitalizations are steadily declining in Alabama, now down by 1.000 people

COVID hospitalizations are steadily declining in Alabama, now down by 1.000 people ...

Alabama hospitals treat less than 1,000 patients for the first time in weeks. COVID-19 is a common condition in the United States.

According to data from the results, there were 922 patients with confirmed COVID in state hospitals on Wednesday afternoon. This was the lowest patient count since January 2, and a significant decrease since the height of the omicron spike, when there were almost 3,000 COVID patients in state hospitals.

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At about the same time as a number of other thresholds were met, the state reached a critical milestone. Alabama's positivity rate - the percentage of COVID tests performed in a seven-day period that returned positive -

Even the state has improved recently, although it is still the last in the country.

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