UPDATE: Alabama reports 407,946 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 8,787 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 407,946 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, with 8,578 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 119,137 probable cases of COVID-19 across the state and 2,301 probable deaths. The ADPH says there have been 3,790 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 407,666 confirmed cases of the coronavirus on April 27. Since the last report, 280 new cases have been confirmed as reported by the ADPH, since April 27.

So far, Alabama health officials say that 2,473,454 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered, as reported on April 28.

The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus to date, 48,760. 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 28, the ADPH reports 133,336 cases have been tested with the antibody test.

Today, April 28, the ADPH reports there are 8,787 reported cases in Lee County. Currently, there are 1,753 cases confirmed in Chambers County, 3,245 in Russell County, and 1,284 in Barbour County.

As of our last update, April 27, there were 8,780 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 1,750 in Chambers County, 3,243 cases in Russell County, and 1,282 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 331,915 presumed recoveries on the ADPH tracking site. The presumed recovery numbers will be updated by the ADPH weekly.

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