UPDATE: Alabama reports 357,471 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 7,733 in Lee County


ALABAMA (WRBL) – As of 3:00/2:00 p.m. CDT, the Alabama Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 Dashboard reports 357,471 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, with 5,928 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 95,263 probable cases of COVID-19 across the state and 1,412 probable deaths. The ADPH says there have been 39,535 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 354,967 confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Jan. 27. Since the last report, 2,504 new cases have been confirmed as reported by the ADPH, since Jan. 27.

So far, Alabama health officials say that 302,269 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered, as of Jan. 28.

The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus, to date, is 41,483. 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. 28, the ADPH reports 103,530 cases have been tested with the antibody test.

Today, Jan. 28, the ADPH reports there are 7,733 reported cases in Lee County. Currently, there are 1,587 cases confirmed in Chambers County, 2,915 in Russell County, and 1,082 in Barbour County.

As of our last update, Jan. 27, there were 7,652 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 1,572 in Chambers County, 2,882 cases in Russell County, and 1,074 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 242,143 presumed recoveries on the ADPH tracking site. The presumed recovery numbers will be updated by the ADPH weekly.

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