ADPH: More than 1K Alabamians have died from COVID-19 as nearly 50K test positive & 22K recover

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Published: Jul. 10, 2020 at 12:31 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Alabama Department of Public Health has confirmed 1,077 people statewide have died from COVID-19. There are also 27 probable deaths.

The ADPH reports there have been 49,892 cases of coronavirus in Alabama and there are 616 probable cases. There have been 491,600 tests conducted. These numbers are as of July 10.

The state added its most cases in one day on July 8 with 2,164. On the same day, Jefferson County had its daily high with 343 cases. The state’s previous daily high (1,758 cases) was recorded on July 3.

In the last 14 days, 134,407 people have been tested and 15,120 positive cases have been reported.

Jefferson County has the most cases with 6,219 positives. Mobile County has the second most cases with 4,625 and Montgomery has the third most with 4,397.

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

CountyCasesDeaths# Tested

Click here to view the state dashboard.

The health department also reports 25,783 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 3,089 people have been hospitalized since March 13.

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

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