Mobile County now 3rd in Alabama in COVID cases – FOX10 News

22June 2020

Some combined news concerning COVID-19 cases in Mobile.

Mobile County obviously had its largest number of cases recently considering that the county health department has actually been putting out its report.

Health department authorities state we are seeing what they call a “simmering of community transmission.”

The Mobile County health report released Monday afternoon stated there were 292 cases recently.

That would be the biggest number since the department started publishing its reports in mid-March. Monday afternoon, the county stood at 3036 cases, and officials said they’re seeing a modification in the age getting the virus.

Dr. Rendi Murphree with the Mobile County Health Department said,”The age of our newest cases are much more youthful, so these are the age that are moving about in the neighborhood, have less severe disease, fewer problems, and they are the ones who are accountable for what we call neighborhood transmission.”

But, in Monday’s report, Mobile was 3rd in the state with the number of cases behind Montgomery and Jefferson County, which passed Mobile County in Monday’s report.

Mobile County health authorities stated they are also motivated by the varieties of hospitalizations and deaths going down over 6 weeks.

What’s more, health authorities state the “percent positive” has actually not altered in about seven weeks, standing at about 10 to eleven percent favorable.

But they say they are worried due to the fact that the volume of tests are decreasing.

The variety of cases in Baldwin County Monday was 422 with 9 deaths.

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