ALABAMA (WRBL) – Alabama’s number of coronavirus cases is still creeping higher as testing expands across the U.S. and the spread of COVID-19 continues.
As of 12/11 a.m. CDT, there are 5,677 confirmed cases in the state. 197 have been reported dead as a result of the virus, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.
In Lee County, there are 331 residents who have tested positive for the virus, while in Chambers County there are 271, now with 53 in Russell County, and 29 in Barbour County.
The live-updating dashboard from the ADPH shows a total of 768 Alabamians have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus, to date.