UPDATE: Madison County now has 39 cases of coronavirus, Limestone has 11
Madison County now has 39 confirmed cases of COVID-19, and Limestone has 11 according to Alabama Department of Health data made available at noon today.
Statewide there are now 472 confirmed cases, up 189 from Wednesday morning.
The state’s first fatality related to COVID-19 was reported late Wednesday. A Jackson County patient with underlying health problems died in a facility outside of Alabama, according to the ADPH. While not included in ADPH data at noon, the Florence TimesDaily this morning reported a second COVID-19 death. Albert Trousdale, 78, of Elgin, died at Huntsville Hospital, according to the report.
Jefferson County has 144 confirmed cases, the highest in the state. It is followed by Shelby with 50, Lee with 45, and Madison County with 39.