UPDATE: Alabama reports 392,312 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 8,433 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 392,312 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, with 7,963 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 107,780 probable cases of COVID-19 across the state and 2,185 probable deaths. The ADPH says there have been 13,154 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 391,369 confirmed cases of the coronavirus on March 5. Since the last report, 943 new cases have been confirmed as reported by the ADPH, since March 5.

So far, Alabama health officials say that 1,087,621 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered, as reported on March 8.

The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus to date, is 45,976. 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 8, the ADPH reports 119,923 cases have been tested with the antibody test.

Today, March 8, the ADPH reports there are 8,433 reported cases in Lee County. Currently, there are 1,704 cases confirmed in Chambers County, 3,165 in Russell County, and 1,211 in Barbour County.

As of our last update, March 5, there were 8,422 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 1,705 in Chambers County, 3,151 cases in Russell County, and 1,205 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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