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ADPH: 887 Alabamians have died from COVID-19 as more than 33K test positive & nearly 19K recover

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Published: Jun. 26, 2020 at 12:05 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Alabama Department of Public Health has confirmed 887 people statewide have died from COVID-19. There are also 20 probable deaths.

The ADPH reports there have been 33,717 cases of coronavirus in Alabama and there are 466 probable cases. There have been 377,857 tests conducted. These numbers are as of June 26.

In the last 14 days, 99,171 people have been tested and 9,553 positive cases have been reported.

Montgomery County has the most cases with 3,521 positives. Jefferson County has the second most cases with 3,332 and Mobile has the third most with 3,271.

Here’s a look at the numbers of a 4-county region of west Alabama:

CountyCasesDeaths# Tested
Choctaw18812674
Sumter274121323
Marengo260112586
Pickens18861636
Total910416219

The health department also reports 18,886 presumed recoveries in Alabama. Their definition of presumed recovery is if it’s been either (a) more than 14 days since a positive test without hospitalization or (b) more than 32 days since a positive test and the patient was hospitalized or if a hospitalization is unknown.

The state reports 2,653 people have been hospitalized since March 13.

You may view additional statistics at the Alabama Department of Public Health website by clicking here.

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