UAB Medicine: 20 vaccinated, 149 unvaccinated patients hospitalized with COVID-19


Carolina Martinez spent over two months in a hospital battling COVID-19 while pregnant. (Courtesy of Carolina Martinez)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UAB Medicine reports they currently have 169 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 across the greater Birmingham area.

According to a post on their Facebook page Monday morning, 20 of the patients with COVID-19 are vaccinated against the disease while 149 are not vaccinated.

The post encourages those ages 12 and up who are unvaccinated to make an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine for free at the UAB Medicine website here. Walk-in visits will be accepted, as well.

You can visit the state of Alabama’s vaccination portal to find other locations to get vaccinated.

Stay up to date on the state of COVID-19 in Alabama at CBS 42’s Coronavirus Updates page here.

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