UPDATE: Alabama reports 148,659 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 4,177 in Lee County


ALABAMA (WRBL) – As of 3:00/2:00 p.m. CDT, the Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting 148,659 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, with 2,590 confirmed to have died from the virus.

Alabama is now also reporting numbers of probable cases and deaths, with now 20,503 probable COVID-19 cases and 166 probable deaths from COVID-19. According to ADPH there have been 13,984 COVID-19 cases reported in the last 14 days.

Those numbers have increased since our previous update, as the state of Alabama reported 147,745 patients were confirmed to have the coronavirus. 914 new cases have been reported as confirmed by the ADPH, based on numbers in the ADPH tracker, since Oct. 14.

The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus, to date, is 18,635. 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. 15 the ADPH reports 60,916 cases have tested positive on the antibody test.

Today, Oct. 15, the ADPH reports there are 4,177 reported cases in Lee County. Currently, there are 929 cases confirmed in Chambers County, 1,743 in Russell County, and 698 in Barbour County.

As of our last update, Oct. 14, there were 4,158 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 928 in Chambers County, 1740 cases in Russell County, and 693 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 74,238 presumed recoveries on the ADPH tracking site. The presumed recovery numbers will be updated by the ADPH weekly.

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