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ADPH: 947 Alabamians have died from COVID-19 as more than 38K test positive & nearly 19K recover

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Published: Jul. 1, 2020 at 12:29 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Alabama Department of Public Health has confirmed 947 people statewide have died from COVID-19. There are also 25 probable deaths.

The ADPH reports there have been 38,442 cases of coronavirus in Alabama and there are 520 probable cases. There have been 413,433 tests conducted. These numbers are as of July 1.

In the last 14 days, 111,052 people have been tested and 10,696 positive cases have been reported.

Jefferson County has the most cases with 4,387 positives. Montgomery County has the second most cases with 3,839 and Mobile has the third most with 3,697.

Below is a look at numbers in a 4-county area of west Alabama:

CountyCasesDeaths# Tested
Choctaw19212697
Sumter276121356
Marengo286112742
Pickens21161753
Total965416548

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 2,803 people have been hospitalized since March 13.

Find more statistics at the Alabama Department of Public Health website.

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