UPDATE: Alabama reports 386,933 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 8,370 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 386,933 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, with 7,789 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 106,836 probable cases of COVID-19 across the state and 2,142 probable deaths. The ADPH says there have been 12,594 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 385,229 confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Feb. 26. Since the last report, 1,704 new cases have been confirmed as reported by the ADPH, since Feb. 26.

So far, Alabama health officials say that 920,566 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered, as reported on March 1.

The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus to date, is 45,428. 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 March 1, the ADPH reports 117,746 cases have been tested with the antibody test.

Today, March 1, the ADPH reports there are 8,370 reported cases in Lee County. Currently, there are 1,700 cases confirmed in Chambers County, 3,132 in Russell County, and 1,197 in Barbour County.

As of our last update, Feb. 26, there were 8,345 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 1,693 in Chambers County, 3,120 cases in Russell County, and 1,189 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 285,130 presumed recoveries on the ADPH tracking site. The presumed recovery numbers will be updated by the ADPH weekly.

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