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One currently hospitalized at CVMC for COVID-19


SYLACAUGA, Ala. – One person is currently hospitalized at Coosa Valley Medical Center for COVID-19.

The hospital made the announcement this afternoon.

So far, the hospital has conducted 77 COVID-19 tests.  Six outpatients confirmed positive for COVID-19 have been advised to immediately quarantine at home, and three inpatients that tested positive have been discharged and advised to immediately quarantine at home.

Talladega County has 38 confirmed cases of the virus and one reported death. Just up Hwy. 280, Tallapoosa Co. has confirmed over 100 cases and 7 reported deaths.

CVMC has implemented deep cleaning protocols in all patient care areas. CVMC team members are actively following meticulous infection control practices including the use of personal protective equipment when necessary.

CVMC has continued to test patients who have active symptoms relative to COVID-19, and remain prepared to provide care to any patient testing positively. CVMC says that the hospital continues to be a safe place for all patients needing care.

The hospital is also asking people to pray twice daily at 1:19. “Beginning immediately, every night at 1:19 a.m. and every day at 1:19 p.m., if you are able to, and choose to do so, we will pause to offer first a prayer of thanksgiving for the opportunity to impact people’s lives. Further, we will pray for God’s peace, replacement of fear with courage and stability around COVID-19.”

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