UPDATE: Alabama reports 415,932 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 8,965 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 415,932 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, with 8,703 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 124,959 probable cases of COVID-19 across the state and 2,342 probable deaths. The ADPH says there have been 3,402 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 415,726 confirmed cases of the coronavirus on May 18. Since the last report, 206 new cases have been confirmed as reported by the ADPH, since May 18.

So far, Alabama health officials say that 2,815,794 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered, as reported on May 19.

The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus to date, 49,637. 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 May 19, the ADPH reports 137,836 cases have been tested with the antibody test.

Today, May 19, the ADPH reports there are 8,965 reported cases in Lee County. Currently, there are 1,793 cases confirmed in Chambers County, 3,304 in Russell County, and 1,296 in Barbour County.

As of our last update, May 18, there were 8,957 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 1,791 in Chambers County, 3,300 cases in Russell County, and 1,295 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 509,800 presumed recoveries on the ADPH tracking site. The presumed recovery numbers will be updated by the ADPH weekly.

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