UPDATE: Alabama reports 37,536 confirmed cases of COVID-19 statewide, with 1,167 in Lee County


ALABAMA (WRBL) – As of 3:45/2:45 p.m. CDT, the Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting 37,536 cases of coronavirus statewide, with 926 confirmed to have died from the virus.

Alabama is now also reporting numbers of probable cases and deaths, with now 509 probable COVID-19 cases and 24 probable deaths from COVID-19. The state also reports that in the last 14 days, 10,715 new cases have been confirmed.

Those numbers have increased since our previous update, as the state of Alabama reported 36,682 patients were confirmed to have the coronavirus.

The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus, to date, is 2,769.

Today, in Lee County, there are 1,167 residents who have tested positive for the virus. In Chambers County there are 576 cases reported by the ADPH. Currently, there are 469 cases in Russell County, and 322 positive cases in Barbour County.

Yesterday, there were 1,135 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 571 in Chambers County, 452 cases in Russell County, and 319 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. due to what the state describes as a “large increase in volume of COVID-19 laboratory results being processed.”

The state is reporting 18,866 presumed recoveries on the ADPH tracking site. The presumed recovery numbers will be updated by the ADPH weekly.

**Note, all counties in the WRBL viewing area contribute to the count of local cases in Alabama.

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