ALABAMA (WRBL) – As of 3:00/2:00 p.m. CDT, the Alabama Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 Dashboard reports 337,180 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, with 5,099 confirmed to have died from the virus.
Alabama now also reports the number of probable cases of COVID-19 and of probable deaths caused by the virus, with 86,848 probable cases of COVID-19 across the state and 1,022 probable deaths. The ADPH says there have been 52,829 COVID-19 cases reported over the last 14 days.
The Alabama COVID-19 case numbers have increased since our last update, when the ADPH reported 332,085 confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Jan. 15. Since the last report, 5,095 new cases have been confirmed as reported by the ADPH, since Jan. 15.
So far, Alabama health officials say that 148,685 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered, as of Jan. 18.
The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus, to date, is 38,763. 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, 2020, the Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting antibody testing for COVID-19. On Jan. 18, the ADPH reports 97,349 cases have been tested with the antibody test.
Today, Jan. 18, the ADPH reports there are 7,151 reported cases in Lee County. Currently, there are 1,492 cases confirmed in Chambers County, 2,627 in Russell County, and 984 in Barbour County.
As of our last update, Jan. 15, there were 7,007 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 1,465 in Chambers County, 2,563 cases in Russell County, and 971 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.