ADPH: 926 Alabamians have died from COVID-19 as more than 37K test positive & nearly 19K recover
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Alabama Department of Public Health has confirmed 926 people statewide have died from COVID-19. There are also 24 probable deaths.
The ADPH reports there have been 37,536 cases of coronavirus in Alabama and there are 509 probable cases. There have been 406,143 tests conducted. These numbers are as of June 30.
In the last 14 days, 111,753 people have been tested and 10,715 positive cases have been reported.
Jefferson County has the most cases with 4,210 positives. Montgomery County has the second most cases with 3,788 and Mobile has the third most with 3,634.
Here’s a look at the numbers for a 4-county region of west Alabama:
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 2,769 people have been hospitalized since March 13.
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