EVENING UPDATE: Alabama DPH reports 16,032 positive cases of COVID-19 statewide, with 526 in Lee County


ALABAMA (WRBL) – As of 6:30/5:30 p.m. CDT, the Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting 16,032 cases of coronavirus statewide.

So far the virus has claimed the lives of 583 people.

To date, 1,741 Alabamians have been hospitalized for treatment of COVID-19.

Lee County now has 526 cases.

Chambers County has 340 cases.

Russell County now has 148 cases.

Barbour County has 130 cases.

The live tracker managed by the state showing COVID-19 data continues to update in real time.

The state is now reporting 7,951 presumed recoveries on the ADPH tracking site. The presumed recovery numbers will be updated by the ADPH weekly.

**Note, all counties in the WRBL viewing area contribute to the count of local cases in Alabama.

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