COVID-19 deaths slow in Mobile County


New cases, however, not slowing down

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Mobile County experienced one of its least deadly weeks since the COVID-19 outbreak. Ten people died from May 13-19, according to figures from the Mobile County Health Department. 25 people died from coronavirus the previous week. COVID-19 cases showed no signs of slowing down, however, as the county added 266 new positive tests.  

Mobile County COVID-19 figures by week, since April 1st.

May 13-19

New Cases: 266

New Deaths: 10

May 6-12

News cases: 259

New deaths: 25

April 29 to May 5

New cases: 263

New deaths: 22

April 22-28

New cases: 283

New deaths: 11

April 15-21

New cases: 193

New deaths: 18

April 8-14

New cases: 262

New deaths: 11

April 1-7

New cases: 124

New deaths: 3

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