SEVERE WX : Flood Watch - Flash Flood Watch View Alerts

Huntsville Hospital: 16-year-old coronavirus patient in ICU, on ventilator

There are 115 inpatients with coronavirus in the hospital system.

Posted: Jun 29, 2020 11:59 AM
Updated: Jun 30, 2020 7:40 AM

Huntsville Hospital CEO David Spillers said as of Monday there are 115 inpatients with coronavirus in the hospital system.

This includes a 16-year-old patient with coronavirus in the ICU. Spillers said this is the first teen and youngest patient with coronavirus on a ventilator in the ICU.

No other details about the patient were revealed Monday.

Spillers said on June 1, there were 28 inpatients with coronavirus in the system.

Right now, there are 44 inpatients with coronavirus in Madison County. That includes 38 in Huntsville Hospital's main campus, six in Madison Hospital and two in Crestwood Medical Center.

There are 16 patients in the Intensive Care Units, and 11 of the inpatients with coronavirus in Madison County are on ventilators.

Decatur Morgan Hospital has 20 inpatients with coronavirus, and Marshall County has 30.

There are 12 inpatients with coronavirus at Helen Keller Hospital. Athens Limestone Hospital has nine inpatients with coronavirus, which Spillers said is the most since the reporting started.

Spillers said the average age of admission for patients with coronavirus is in the mid-50s. He said the large majority of patients hospitalized have a pre-existing condition.

Spillers said there is a higher percentage of people testing positive, at about 6% locally and 10% statewide. He said almost 2,000 people were tested for coronavirus in Madison County last week. He said very few people without symptoms being tested are getting positive results back.

Spillers said people should expect to see substantial increases in the amount of cases in the state over the next couple of days.

The Huntsville Hospital system has an adequate supply of personal protective equipment and ventilators, but ICU beds can be tight depending on the facility, Spillers said. He said testing is limited and they would prefer to do more of it. He said nationally, the weak link in his opinion is testing.

Huntsville
Overcast
61° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 61°
Florence
Overcast
62° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 62°
Fayetteville
Clear
61° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 61°
Decatur
Overcast
60° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 60°
Scottsboro
Overcast
61° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 61°
WAAY Radar
WAAY WAAY-TV Cam
WAAY Temperatures

Alabama Coronavirus Cases

Confirmed Cases: 132452

Reported Deaths: 2335
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Jefferson19306349
Mobile13233291
Montgomery8748177
Madison770978
Tuscaloosa7418116
Lee579261
Shelby578750
Baldwin514149
Marshall389244
Etowah340247
Calhoun340140
Morgan323926
Houston276423
Elmore259647
DeKalb237519
St. Clair226337
Walker225383
Talladega210628
Limestone203319
Cullman186818
Dallas175926
Franklin175229
Russell17322
Autauga171525
Lauderdale167333
Colbert162926
Blount158015
Escambia157725
Jackson154011
Chilton152431
Dale134644
Covington133427
Coffee12988
Pike11799
Chambers114442
Tallapoosa113885
Clarke107017
Marion95429
Butler91139
Barbour8517
Winston71812
Marengo70519
Lowndes65227
Pickens64514
Bibb63810
Randolph62713
Hale61928
Lawrence60522
Bullock59714
Geneva5864
Cherokee58315
Monroe5808
Clay5547
Washington55113
Perry5396
Conecuh53011
Wilcox53011
Crenshaw52732
Henry4835
Macon47920
Fayette4358
Sumter43219
Lamar3572
Choctaw34412
Cleburne3356
Greene30315
Coosa1673
Out of AL00
Unassigned00

Tennessee Coronavirus Cases

Confirmed Cases: 186798

Reported Deaths: 2277
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Shelby30397449
Davidson26194297
Hamilton926392
Knox911575
Rutherford911388
Williamson513936
Sumner475093
Wilson341243
Putnam317038
Montgomery301543
Out of TN296825
Unassigned29046
Bradley288317
Madison278060
Sevier255315
Blount246123
Maury228923
Washington223234
Robertson218835
Sullivan209332
Hamblen187325
Tipton176617
Trousdale16517
Gibson158620
Hardeman154625
Wayne14896
Bedford131717
Dyer131413
Dickson123014
Cumberland116918
Fayette116718
Coffee115612
Anderson115311
Henderson115121
Weakley114519
Carter114128
Loudon11316
Greene111839
Obion11129
McMinn109424
Jefferson108514
Macon103320
Warren10197
Monroe101017
Lawrence100311
Hardin99115
Lauderdale94915
Franklin9458
Haywood93316
Lake9192
Roane8643
Carroll84918
Bledsoe8484
McNairy82418
White8069
Cheatham80510
Rhea79111
Hawkins78016
Cocke7379
Marshall7335
Overton7085
Smith69710
Johnson6622
Henry6129
Chester60510
Lincoln5961
Giles57617
Hickman5535
DeKalb55013
Crockett52919
Marion5167
Decatur4956
Fentress4623
Claiborne4384
Campbell4243
Polk38010
Grainger3603
Union3451
Benton3349
Jackson3145
Morgan3103
Cannon2810
Unicoi2811
Grundy2635
Humphreys2433
Sequatchie2262
Meigs2213
Clay2155
Scott2082
Houston1981
Stewart1822
Lewis1791
Moore1611
Van Buren1590
Perry1490
Hancock1073
Pickett1072

Community Events