UPDATE: Alabama reports 128,818 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 3,651 in Lee County


ALABAMA (WRBL) – As of 3:00/2:00 p.m. CDT, the Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting 128,818 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, with 2,284 confirmed to have died from the virus.

Alabama is now also reporting numbers of probable cases and deaths, with now 14,045 probable COVID-19 cases and 144 probable deaths from COVID-19. According to ADPH there have been 8,678 COVID-19 cases reported in the last 14 days.

Those numbers have increased since our previous update, as the state of Alabama reported 128,097 patients were confirmed to have the coronavirus. 721 new cases have been reported as confirmed by the ADPH, based on numbers in the ADPH tracker, since Sept. 17.

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. 18, the ADPH reports 56,411 cases have tested positive on the antibody test.

Today, Sept. 18, the ADPH reports there are 3,651 reported cases in Lee County. Currently, there are 868 cases confirmed in Chambers County, 1,584 in Russell County, and 635 in Barbour County.

As of our last update, Sept. 17, there were 3,643 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 866 in Chambers County, 1,584 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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