ALABAMA (WRBL) – As of 6:45/5:45 p.m. CDT, the Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting 12,086 cases of coronavirus statewide, 34 news cases since noon.
So far, the virus has claimed the lives of 489 people, with one new death reported since noon.
To date, 1,419 Alabamians have been hospitalized for treatment of COVID-19.
Lee County remains at 452 cases of the virus.
Chambers County is now at 329 cases, with one new case since noon.
Russell County remains at 105 cases of the virus.
Barbour County remains at 85 cases of the virus.
In Birmingham, the Levite Jewish Community Center will distribute fresh produce to needy families on May 20 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. 450 fresh food boxes will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The live tracker managed by the state showing COVID-19 data continues to update in real time.
**Note, all counties in the WRBL viewing area contribute to the count of local cases in Alabama.