UPDATE: Alabama reports 128,097 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 3,643 in Lee County


ALABAMA (WRBL) – As of 3:00/2:00 p.m. CDT, the Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting 128,097 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, with 2,401 confirmed to have died from the virus.

Alabama is now also reporting numbers of probable cases and deaths, with now 13,660 probable COVID-19 cases and 137 probable deaths from COVID-19. According to ADPH there have been 8,785 COVID-19 cases reported in the last 14 days.

Those numbers have increased since our previous update, as the state of Alabama reported 127,523 patients were confirmed to have the coronavirus. 574 new cases have been reported as confirmed by the ADPH, based on numbers in the ADPH tracker, since Sept. 16.

The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus, to date, is 16,079. 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. 17, the ADPH reports 56,181 cases have tested positive on the antibody test.

Today, Sept. 17, the ADPH reports there are 3,643 reported cases in Lee County. Currently, there are 866 cases confirmed in Chambers County, 1,584 in Russell County, and 630 in Barbour County.

As of our last update, Sept. 16, there were 3,634 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 867 in Chambers County, 1,580 cases in Russell County, and 630 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 61,232 presumed recoveries on the ADPH tracking site. The presumed recovery numbers will be updated by the ADPH weekly.

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