While hospitalizations are still low in Alabama, a huge majority of Alabamians are hospitalized with positive cases of Covid-19 in the recent weeks and all of them were not vaccinated, according to a recent survey of hospitals done in the state.
The survey from the Alabama Hospital Association has showed that 94% of the patients with Covid-19 at hospitals were not vaccinated. Vaccines up to now have been very efficient in preventing any sort of serious illness from the virus all across the world. Even the new, highly contagious Delta Variant, which now makes up more than half of all newly discovered cases in the United States.
As of July 6, weekly average for new hospitalizations due to the virus had been rising for 12 successive days. On Wednesday, the average was 206 coronavirus patients every day, which is the first time that the numbers have been over 200 since mid-June.But the current weekly average is still suggestively lower than the highs seen during the beginning of the year 2021. The average for Covid hospitalizations has crossed 3,000 during early January. At present, the state’s hospitalization numbers are just 7% of what they were when the virus was at peak.