ALABAMA (WRBL) – As of 3:00/2:00 p.m. CDT, the Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting 160,380 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, with 2,713 confirmed to have died from the virus.
Alabama is now also reporting numbers of probable cases and deaths, with now 27,326 probable COVID-19 cases and 198 probable deaths from COVID-19. According to ADPH there have been 20,057 COVID-19 cases reported in the last 14 days.
Those numbers have increased since our previous update, as the state of Alabama reported 159,439 patients were confirmed to have the coronavirus. 941 new cases have been reported as confirmed by the ADPH, based on numbers in the ADPH tracker, since Oct. 27.
The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus, to date, is 20,116. 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. 28 the ADPH reports 63,860 cases have tested positive on the antibody test.
Today, Oct. 28, the ADPH reports there are 4,284 reported cases in Lee County. Currently, there are 954 cases confirmed in Chambers County, 1,825 in Russell County, and 733 in Barbour County.
As of our last update, Oct. 27, there were 4,269 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 953 in Chambers County, 1,812 cases in Russell County, and 734 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.