UPDATE: Alabama reports 406,020 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 8,744 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 406,020 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, with 8,516 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 118,347 probable cases of COVID-19 across the state and 2,291 probable deaths. The ADPH says there have been 3,589 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 405,760 confirmed cases of the coronavirus on April 20. Since the last report, 260 new cases have been confirmed as reported by the ADPH, since April 20.

So far, Alabama health officials say that 2,308,412 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered, as reported on April 21.

The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus to date, 48,524. 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 21, the ADPH reports 131,712 cases have been tested with the antibody test.

Today, April 21, the ADPH reports there are 8,744 reported cases in Lee County. Currently, there are 1,745 cases confirmed in Chambers County, 3,233 in Russell County, and 1,272 in Barbour County.

As of our last update, April 20, there were 8,733 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 1,745 in Chambers County, 3,234 cases in Russell County, and 1,265 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 328,752 presumed recoveries on the ADPH tracking site. The presumed recovery numbers will be updated by the ADPH weekly.

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