UPDATE: Alabama reports 184,645 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 4,572 in Lee County


ALABAMA (WRBL) – As of 3:00/2:00 p.m. CDT, the Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting 184,645 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, with 3001 confirmed to have died from the virus.

Alabama is now also reporting numbers of probable cases and deaths, with now 34,587 probable COVID-19 cases and 248 probable deaths from COVID-19. According to ADPH there have been 24,895 COVID-19 cases reported in the last 14 days.

Those numbers have increased since our previous update, as the state of Alabama reported 180,275 patients were confirmed to have the coronavirus. 4,370 new cases have been reported as confirmed by the ADPH, based on numbers in the ADPH tracker, since Nov. 13.

The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus, to date, is 22,275. 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 Nov. 16, the ADPH reports 68,042 cases have tested positive on the antibody test.

Today, Nov. 16, the ADPH reports there are 4,572 reported cases in Lee County. Currently, there are 1,010 cases confirmed in Chambers County, 1,901 in Russell County, and 768 in Barbour County.

As of our last update, Nov. 13, there were 4,511 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 1,005 in Chambers County, 1,875 cases in Russell County, and 765 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 88,038 presumed recoveries on the ADPH tracking site. The presumed recovery numbers will be updated by the ADPH weekly.

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