MPD suspends fingerprint services due to COVID spike
MADISON – The Madison Police Department announced Wednesday they are suspending fingerprint services due to the recent spike in COVID-19.
According to the Alabama Department of Public Health, there have been 2,584 positive cases of COVID in Madison County within the past 14 days out of 10,639 people tested.
Huntsville Hospital Health Systems reported 317 of their patients throughout all their facilities have COVID. Madison Hospital has been reporting a daily average of 30 COVID patients. On Tuesday, the hospital reported that three of those were on ventilators and five were in ICU.
So far, there have been a total 13,925 people in Madison County test positive for COVID this year with 150 deaths from the virus.