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ADPH now including more detailed information in COVID-19 data

STATEWIDE – There is now more information available about the spread of COVID-19 in Alabama. The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) website has added new data to describe the state residents who are affected by the virus.

They can be viewed under the “Current Situation in Alabama” header at

Demographic characteristics include the following:

  • Number of laboratory-confirmed cases
  • Total number hospitalized
  • Reported deaths
  • Verified deaths
  • Age
  • Sex
  • Race
  • Ethnicity

Clinical and epidemiologic characteristics of patients include:

  • Intensive care unit
  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Healthcare worker (Hospitals and doctors’ offices)
  • Long-term care
    — Employee
    — Resident

“We have received several requests for information about the many Alabamians affected by this highly infectious and deadly virus,” State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris said. “Everyone plays a critical role in protecting others.”

Below are the characteristics as of April 6:

An ADPH toll-free hotline and e-mail address are as follows:

  • COVID-19 General Information – 800-270-7268

Telephone calls are answered from 7 a.m. until 9 p.m. daily, and a language line is available for people who do not speak English.

  • The COVID-19 General Information E-mail address –

In addition, a toll-free phone line provides information about available testing sites and hours of operation statewide at 888-264-2256. No medical advice is given on this line.


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