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Vaccinations begin in Alabama as COVID-19 cases soar

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Vaccinations for the coronavirus are starting to arrive in Alabama after the state hit record numbers of cases and hospitalizations. 

A nurse from the Cullman Regional Medical Center received an initial dose of the two-step vaccine on Tuesday, one day after it arrived to the hospital.

More hospitals will continue to provide vaccinations, firstly to front-line health care workers.

Over 300,000 people in Alabama have had COVID-19 and more than 4,120 Alabamians have died from it.

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