UPDATE: Alabama reports 219,069 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 4,936 in Lee County


ALABAMA (WRBL) – As of 3:00/2:00 p.m. CDT, the Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting 219,069 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, with 3,411 confirmed to have died from the virus.

Alabama is now also reporting numbers of probable cases and deaths, with now 45,130 probable COVID-19 cases and 420 probable deaths from COVID-19. According to ADPH there have been 36,350 COVID-19 cases reported in the last 14 days.

Those numbers have increased since our previous update, as the state of Alabama reported 215,938 patients were confirmed to have the coronavirus. 3,131 new cases have been reported as confirmed by the ADPH, based on numbers in the ADPH tracker, since Dec. 3.

The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus, to date, is 26,062. 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. 4, the ADPH reports 74,069 cases have tested positive on the antibody test.

Today, Dec. 4, the ADPH reports there are 4,936 reported cases in Lee County. Currently, there are 1,156 cases confirmed in Chambers County, 2,047 in Russell County, and 788 in Barbour County.

As of our last update, Dec. 3, there were 4,912 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 1,155 in Chambers County, 2,025 cases in Russell County, and 787 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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