UPDATE: Alabama reports 110,954 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 2,946 in Lee County


ALABAMA (WRBL) – As of 3:00/2:00 p.m. CDT, the Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting 110,954 cases of coronavirus statewide, with 1,959 confirmed to have died from the virus.

Alabama is now also reporting numbers of probable cases and deaths, with now 6,288 probable COVID-19 cases and 78 probable deaths from COVID-19. According to ADPH there have been 10,710 COVID-19 cases reported in the last 14 days.

Those numbers have increased since our previous update, as the state of Alabama reported 110,769 patients were confirmed to have the coronavirus. 185 new cases have been reported as confirmed by the ADPH, based on numbers in the ADPH tracker, since Aug. 24.

The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus, to date, is 13,793.

The total number of reported hospitalizations in the state will be updated Monday through Friday at 3 p.m., according to the ADPH.

Today, Aug. 25, the ADPH reports there are 2,946 reported cases in Lee County. Currently there are 863 cases confirmed in Chambers County, seven less than the Aug. 24 report by the ADPH had confirmed.

There are now 1,500 cases confirmed in Russell County, seven less than previously reported by the ADPH, and 628 positive cases in Barbour County, five less than what was reported by the ADPH on Aug. 24.

As of our last update, Aug. 24, there were 2,940 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 870 in Chambers County, 1,507 cases in Russell County, and 633 positive cases in Barbour County.

The live tracker managed by the state showing COVID-19 data is currently updating once a day at 10 a.m.

The state is reporting 44,684 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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