UPDATE: Alabama reports 138,162 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 3,948 in Lee County


ALABAMA (WRBL) – As of 3:00/2:00 p.m. CDT, the Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting 138,162 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, with 2,405 confirmed to have died from the virus.

Alabama is now also reporting numbers of probable cases and deaths, with now 17,582 probable COVID-19 cases and 143 probable deaths from COVID-19. According to ADPH there have been 14,649 COVID-19 cases reported in the last 14 days.

Those numbers have increased since our previous update, as the state of Alabama reported 137,564 patients were confirmed to have the coronavirus. 598 new cases have been reported as confirmed by the ADPH, based on numbers in the ADPH tracker, since Sept. 30.

The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus, to date, is 17,257. 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 Oct. 1, the ADPH reports 58,605 cases have tested positive on the antibody test.

Today, Oct. 1, the ADPH reports there are 3,948 reported cases in Lee County. Currently, there are 901 cases confirmed in Chambers County, 1,680 in Russell County, and 678 in Barbour County.

As of our last update, Sept. 30, there were 3,945 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 900 in Chambers County, 1,678 cases in Russell County, and 677 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 67,948 presumed recoveries on the ADPH tracking site. The presumed recovery numbers will be updated by the ADPH weekly.

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