SE: Huntsville area COVID-19 community briefing
SE: Huntsville area COVID-19 community briefing

SE: Huntsville area COVID-19 community briefing

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Health leaders in the Huntsville area provided the latest update regarding COVID-19 for the city and county.

Huntsville-Madison County EMA Director Jeff Birdwell, Crestwood Medical Center CEO Dr. Pam Hudson and HEMSI CEO Jon Howell attended the briefing.

Huntsville-Madison County EMA Director Jeff Birdwell began the meeting with the latest COVID-19 figures. There have been 1,267,907 cases of COVID-19 in the state of Alabama. 87.208 of these cases were in Madison County, resulting in 848 deaths during the pandemic. Madison County’s case positivity is 21%.

Crestwood Medical Center CEO, Dr. Pam Hudson, gave an update on the combined hospital system numbers. In Madison County, there are currently 187 COVID-19 inpatients, with 43 patients in the intensive care unit and 26 of those in the ventilator.

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