UPDATE: Alabama reports 147,083 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 4,150 in Lee County


ALABAMA (WRBL) – As of 3:00/2:00 p.m. CDT, the Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting 147,083 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, with 2,509 confirmed to have died from the virus.

Alabama is now also reporting numbers of probable cases and deaths, with now 20,110 probable COVID-19 cases and 156 probable deaths from COVID-19. According to ADPH there have been 14,323 COVID-19 cases reported in the last 14 days.

Those numbers have increased since our previous update, as the state of Alabama reported 146,223 patients were confirmed to have the coronavirus. 860 new cases have been reported as confirmed by the ADPH, based on numbers in the ADPH tracker, since Oct. 12.

The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus, to date, is 18,440. 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. 13 the ADPH reports 60,552 cases have tested positive on the antibody test.

Today, Oct. 13, the ADPH reports there are 4,150 reported cases in Lee County. Currently, there are 925 cases confirmed in Chambers County, 1,741 in Russell County, and 695 in Barbour County.

As of our last update, Oct. 12, there were 4,142 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 919 in Chambers County, 1,738 cases in Russell County, and 694 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 71,240 presumed recoveries on the ADPH tracking site. The presumed recovery numbers will be updated by the ADPH weekly.

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