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Coronavirus Cases Top 6,800 In Alabama, 1,000 In Mobile County

Coronavirus Cases Top 6,800 In Alabama, 1,000 In Mobile County

MONTGOMERY, AL — While Jefferson County has led the state in total coronavirus cases for most of the pandemic, the state’s largest county has seen percentages slow in regard to cases per capita and per number of patients tested. Unfortunately, some counties are not seeing a flattening of the curve, as Mobile County surpassed 1,000 total cases Wednesday, outpacing Jefferson County my nearly 200 cases.

In all, Alabama has reported more than 6,800 total coronavirus cases, with 245 total deaths as of Wednesday afternoon. Mobile County makes up about 15 percent of those cases and 18 percent of the state’s deaths.

These new numbers come after Alabama’s “stay-at-home” order will expire on Thursday and be replaced with a new “safer-at-home” order issued by Gov. Kay Ivey. The new order allows some businesses to reopen while maintaining restrictions in place to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.

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Mobile County Passes Jefferson County For Most Coronavirus Cases

Mobile County Passes Jefferson County For Most Coronavirus Cases

BIRMINGHAM, AL — The state of Alabama has seen five straight days with fewer coronavirus cases reported, but in Mobile County, the news has not been quite as positive. Mobile County passed Jefferson County as the county with the most confirmed cases of the virus.

As of Tuesday afternoon, Mobile County had 710 confirmed bases, 15 more than Jefferson County. The most populated county in the state, Jefferson had been the state’s leader in cases since the middle of March.

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The counties with the most coronavirus cases as of Tuesday afternoon:

  • Mobile County: 710 confirmed cases; 3,906 total tests, 36 reported deaths

  • Jefferson County: 695 confirmed cases; 9,094 total tests; 26 reported deaths

  • Lee County: 319 confirmed cases; 2,102 total tests; 18 reported deaths

  • Shelby County: 273 confirmed cases;

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India faces spike in coronavirus cases, says study, in test for health system

Russia to use mobile phones to track people at risk of coronavirus -PM

By Darya Korsunskaya and Gleb Stolyarov

MOSCOW, March 23 (Reuters) – Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin on Monday gave the authorities five days to develop a system to track people who have come into contact with anyone with coronavirus by using mobile phone geolocation data.

Under the new system, people would be sent information if they came into contact with someone who was infected and the same information would be passed on to special regional headquarters set up to fight the respiratory disease pandemic.

The Kremlin said the measure was legal and part of a raft of measures Russia is taking to try to halt spread of the virus.

The measure will trace “citizens who are in contact with patients with new coronavirus infection on the basis of information from cellular operators about the geolocation of a cell phone of a particular person, which would allow citizens to be notified

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