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Alabama’s confirmed deaths from COVID-19 have risen to 39, according to data provided by the Alabama Department of Public Health.

According to the latest numbers, there are over 2,100 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 64 reported deaths, and over 270 hospitalizations statewide.

The ADPH dashboard is also now showing how many people have been tested in each county.

These are the latest deaths by county:

Alabama’s confirmed deaths from COVID-19 have risen to 39, according to data provided by the Alabama Department of Public Health.

According to the latest numbers, there are over 2,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 53 reported deaths, and over 270 hospitalizations statewide.

The ADPH dashboard is also now showing how many people have been tested in each county.

Deaths by county currently are:

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, travel is down nearly 80 percent at Montgomery Regional Airport.

Officials urge people to stay at home and not travel unless it is absolutely essential.

The airport does have outgoing flights for those that must travel.

In March the airport was deep cleaned and disinfected twice as a precaution.

Right now flights to D.C. have been temporarily grounded, and Delta has reduced fights from 7 to three.

Airport officials say there are no plans to layoff workers right now.

Companies Hiring in the Midst Of The COVID-19 Pandemic

Apr 1, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has led many businesses to close, with some laying off workers.

But others are actually looking to hire workers by the thousands to fill various positions across the country.

Here is a list:

Walmart – Hiring 150,000 workers to work in stores, distribution and fulfillments centers

CVS – Hiring 50,000 full-time, part-time and temporary jobs for stores, delivery and distribution centers

Dollar General – Hiring 50,000, mostly temporary jobs

13 dead, nearly 1,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19

Apr 1, 2020

As of Tuesday evening, the Alabama Department of Public Health has confirmed 13 people have died from the coronavirus.

According to the data map from ADPH, there are 999 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the state and is expected to surge past 1,000 by days end.

Over 7,200 people have been tested for COVID-19 and ADPH says there have been 24 deaths reported but not all have been confirmed to have been related to the virus.

A breakdown of the deaths by county according to ADPH:

COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard for Alabama

COVID-19 Cases in Alabama

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The number of people seeking unemployment benefits shot up again last week, as 6.6 million more people filed initial claims, the Labor Department said Thursday. About 16.8 million have filed in the past three weeks, and analysts expect the numbers to keep rising.

In the prior week, ending March 28, a revised 6.9 million people filed first-time claims.

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Russia officials on Thursday reported 1,459 new cases of the novel coronavirus in a single day, a record for the country, which has now surpassed 10,000 cases.

The national coronavirus crisis response center said that the death toll for the day had risen by 13. In total, 76 people have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, according to official tallies in Russia.

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