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ADPH: 984 Alabamians have died from COVID-19 as more than 44K test positive & 22K recover

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Published: Jul. 6, 2020 at 3:00 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Alabama Department of Public Health has confirmed 984 people statewide have died from COVID-19. There are also 23 probable deaths.

The ADPH reports there have been 44,375 cases of coronavirus in Alabama and there are 503 probable cases. There have been 454,592 tests conducted. These numbers are as of July 6.

The state added its most cases in one day on July 3 with 1,758 cases.

In the last 14 days, 125,898 people have been tested and 13,727 positive cases have been reported.

Jefferson County has the most cases with 5,410 positives. Montgomery County has the second most cases with 4,158 and Mobile has the third most with 4,129.

Below is a look at numbers from 1 4-county region of west Alabama:

CountyCasesDeaths# Tested
Choctaw19512726
Sumter285121420
Marengo312112858
Pickens23661864
Total1028416868

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 2,914 people have been hospitalized since March 13.

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

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