UPDATE: Alabama reports 162,720 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 4,291 in Lee County


ALABAMA (WRBL) – As of 3:00/2:00 p.m. CDT, the Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting 162,720 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, with 2,735 confirmed to have died from the virus.

Alabama is now also reporting numbers of probable cases and deaths, with now 27,776 probable COVID-19 cases and 197 probable deaths from COVID-19. According to ADPH there have been 20,472 COVID-19 cases reported in the last 14 days.

Those numbers have increased since our previous update, as the state of Alabama reported 161,537 patients were confirmed to have the coronavirus. 1,183 new cases have been reported as confirmed by the ADPH, based on numbers in the ADPH tracker, since Oct. 29.

The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus, to date, is 20,450. 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. 30 the ADPH reports 64,432 cases have tested positive on the antibody test.

Today, Oct. 30, the ADPH reports there are 4,291 reported cases in Lee County. Currently, there are 960 cases confirmed in Chambers County, 1,841 in Russell County, and 740 in Barbour County.

As of our last update, Oct. 29, there were 4,278 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 958 in Chambers County, 1,832 cases in Russell County, and 739 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 81,005 presumed recoveries on the ADPH tracking site. The presumed recovery numbers will be updated by the ADPH weekly.

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