Alabama reports over 80K positive tests, more than 1,400 COVID-19 deaths

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Published: Jul. 28, 2020 at 6:37 PM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Alabama Department of Public Health has confirmed 1,446 people statewide have died from COVID-19. There are also 45 probable deaths.

The ADPH reports there have been 80,309 cases of coronavirus in Alabama and there are 2,057 probable cases. There have been 657,746 tests conducted. These numbers are as of July 28.

The state added its most cases in one day on July 23 with 2,110. Alabama had 57 deaths reported on July 22, which was its largest in a 24-hour span.

In the last 14 days, 166,923 people have been tested and 22,505 positive cases have been reported.

Jefferson County has the most cases with 10,563 positives. Mobile County has the second most cases with 7,495 and Montgomery has the third most with 5,838.


The health department also reports 32,510 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 9,694 people have been hospitalized since March 13. As of July 27, there were 1,599 COVID-19 patients in hospitals.

Find more statistics at the ADPH website. You may also view the dashboard by clicking here.

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