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ADPH: 961 Alabamians have died from COVID-19 as more than 39K test positive & 22K recover

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Published: Jul. 2, 2020 at 11:25 AM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Alabama Department of Public Health has confirmed 961 people statewide have died from COVID-19. There are also 24 probable deaths.

The ADPH reports there have been 39,604 cases of coronavirus in Alabama and there are 507 probable cases. There have been 413,433 tests conducted. These numbers are as of July 2.

In the last 14 days, 111,052 people have been tested and 11,091 positive cases have been reported.

Jefferson County has the most cases with 4,532 positives. Montgomery County has the second most cases with 3,875 and Mobile has the third most with 3,797.

Here is a look at numbers for a 4-county region of west Alabama:

CountiesCasesDeaths# Tested
Choctaw19212701
Sumter279121365
Marengo299112746
Pickens21761767
Total987416579

The health department also reports 22,082 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 2,835 people have been hospitalized since March 13.

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

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