COVID-19 patient death reported in Coffee County; 175 reported across the state


COFFEE COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — Coffee County now has its first reported death concerning COVID-19.

“It is with deep regret that we notify you that we have received notice that a death has occurred in Coffee County in a person who tested positive for COVID-19,” Coffee County EMA Director James Brown said

Right now, it is not known if the virus directly caused the person’s death, since a confirmation requires a physician and Infectious Disease and Outbreak staff to review the case.

As of this report, Coffee County Has 64 cases of COVID-19. Across the state, there are 5,117 cases of COVID-19 and 175 reported deaths, 144 of which have been confirmed to be due to COVID-19.

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