UPDATE: Alabama reports 215,938 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 4,912 in Lee County


ALABAMA (WRBL) – As of 3:00/2:00 p.m. CDT, the Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting 215,938 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, with 3,375 confirmed to have died from the virus.

Alabama is now also reporting numbers of probable cases and deaths, with now 44,421 probable COVID-19 cases and 401 probable deaths from COVID-19. According to ADPH there have been 35,031 COVID-19 cases reported in the last 14 days.

Those numbers have increased since our previous update, as the state of Alabama reported 213,172 patients were confirmed to have the coronavirus. 2,766 new cases have been reported as confirmed by the ADPH, based on numbers in the ADPH tracker, since Dec. 2.

The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus, to date, is 25,821. 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 Dec. 3, the ADPH reports 73,588 cases have tested positive on the antibody test.

Today, Dec. 3, the ADPH reports there are 4,912 reported cases in Lee County. Currently, there are 1,155 cases confirmed in Chambers County, 2,025 in Russell County, and 787 in Barbour County.

As of our last update, Dec. 2, there were 4,870 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 1,151 in Chambers County, 2,004 cases in Russell County, and 783 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 168,387 presumed recoveries on the ADPH tracking site. The presumed recovery numbers will be updated by the ADPH weekly.

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