UPDATE: Alabama reports 364,398 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 7,897 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 364,398 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, with 6,314 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 98,540 probable cases of COVID-19 across the state and 1,580 probable deaths. The ADPH says there have been 37,479 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 363,228 confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Feb. 1. Since the last report, 1,170 new cases have been confirmed as reported by the ADPH, since Feb. 1.

So far, Alabama health officials say that 373,907 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered, as of Feb. 2.

The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus, to date, is 42,328. 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 Feb. 2, the ADPH reports 138,639 cases have been tested with the antibody test.

Today, Feb. 2, the ADPH reports there are 7,897 reported cases in Lee County. Currently, there are 1,608 cases confirmed in Chambers County, 3,006 in Russell County, and 1,106 in Barbour County.

As of our last update, Feb. 1, there were 7,859 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 1,609 in Chambers County, 2,985 cases in Russell County, and 1,104 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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