UPDATE: Alabama reports 338,983 confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide, with 7,206 in Lee County

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ALABAMA (WRBL) – As of 3:00/2:00 p.m. CDT, the Alabama Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 Dashboard reports 338,983 confirmed cases of coronavirus statewide, with 5,101 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 87,560 probable cases of COVID-19 across the state and 1,025 probable deaths. The ADPH says there have been 49,817 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 337,180 confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Jan. 18. Since the last report, 1,803 new cases have been confirmed as reported by the ADPH, since Jan. 18.

So far, Alabama health officials say that 158,116 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered, as of Jan. 19.

The current number of Alabamians who have been hospitalized for treatment of coronavirus, to date, is 39,504. 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 Jan. 19, the ADPH reports 97,744 cases have been tested with the antibody test.

Today, Jan. 19, the ADPH reports there are 7,206 reported cases in Lee County. Currently, there are 1,496 cases confirmed in Chambers County, 2,670 in Russell County, and 991 in Barbour County.

As of our last update, Jan. 18, there were 7,151 residents who have tested positive for the virus in Lee County, with 1,492 in Chambers County, 2,627 cases in Russell County, and 984 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 221,961 presumed recoveries on the ADPH tracking site. The presumed recovery numbers will be updated by the ADPH weekly.

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