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ADPH: More than 1K Alabamians have died from COVID-19 as nearly 55K test positive & 22K recover

Alabama has surpasses 50,000 confirmed coronavirus cases as of Saturday morning, according to...
Alabama has surpasses 50,000 confirmed coronavirus cases as of Saturday morning, according to data from the Alabama Department of Public Health. (Source: WSFA 12 News)(NONE)
Published: Jul. 13, 2020 at 4:29 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Alabama Department of Public Health has confirmed 1,096 people statewide have died from COVID-19. There are also 28 probable deaths.

The ADPH reports there have been 54,768 cases of coronavirus in Alabama and there are 679 probable cases. There have been 518,827 tests conducted. These numbers are as of July 13.

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, 145,964 people have been tested and 16,520 positive cases have been reported.

Jefferson County has the most cases with 7,012 positives. Mobile County has the second most cases with 5,061 and Montgomery has the third most with 4,599.

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 6,745 people have been hospitalized since March 13.

Below, you’ll find a dashboard provided and updated by the Alabama Department of Public Health. You can also view the dashboard by clicking here.

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