UPDATE: Alabama reports 121,879 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 3,529 in Lee County


ALABAMA (WRBL) – As of 3:00/2:00 p.m. CDT, the Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting 121,879 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, with 2,277 confirmed to have died from the virus.

Alabama is now also reporting numbers of probable cases and deaths, with now 11,727 probable COVID-19 cases and 124 probable deaths from COVID-19. According to ADPH there have been 10,579 COVID-19 cases reported in the last 14 days.

Those numbers have increased since our previous update, as the state of Alabama reported 121,474 patients were confirmed to have the coronavirus. 405 new cases have been reported as confirmed by the ADPH, based on numbers in the ADPH tracker, since Sept. 7.

The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus, to date, is 15,137. The total number of reported hospitalizations in the state will be updated Monday through Friday at 3 p.m., according to the ADPH.

As of Sept. 1, the Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting antibody testing for COVID-19. On Sept. 8, the ADPH reports 55,234 cases have tested positive on the antibody test.

Today, Sept. 8, the ADPH reports there are 3,529 reported cases in Lee County. Currently, there are 857 cases confirmed in Chambers County, 1,567 in Russell County, and 617 in Barbour County.

As of our last update, Sept. 7, there were 3,511 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 857 in Chambers County, 1,565 cases in Russell County, and 617 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 51,154 presumed recoveries on the ADPH tracking site. The presumed recovery numbers will be updated by the ADPH weekly.

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