UPDATE: Alabama reports 401,803 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 8,620 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 401,803 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, with 8,328 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 114,063 probable cases of COVID-19 across the state and 2,225 probable deaths. The ADPH says there have been 6,180 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 401,490 confirmed cases of the coronavirus on March 31. Since the last report, 313 new cases have been confirmed as reported by the ADPH, since March 31.

So far, Alabama health officials say that 1,724,463 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered, as reported on April 1.

The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus to date, 47,687. 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 April 1, the ADPH reports 127,836 cases have been tested with the antibody test.

Today, April 1, the ADPH reports there are 8,620 reported cases in Lee County. Currently, there are 1,734 cases confirmed in Chambers County, 3,215 in Russell County, and 1,240 in Barbour County.

As of our last update, March 31, there were 8,614 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 1,734 in Chambers County, 3,215 cases in Russell County, and 1,240 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 320,581 presumed recoveries on the ADPH tracking site. The presumed recovery numbers will be updated by the ADPH weekly.

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