Alabama reports nearly 1,500 deaths from COVID-19; 81K test positive and 32K recover
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Alabama Department of Public Health has confirmed 1,489 people statewide have died from COVID-19. There are also 49 probable deaths.
The ADPH reports there have been 81,572 cases of coronavirus in Alabama and there are 2,210 probable cases. There have been 666,065 tests conducted. These numbers are as of July 29.
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, 164,939 people have been tested and 21,947 positive cases have been reported.
Jefferson County has the most cases with 10,690 positives. Mobile County has the second most cases with 7,683 and Montgomery has the third most with 5,885.
Here’s a look at the numbers from a 4-county region of west Alabama:
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 9,893 people have been hospitalized since March 13. As of July 29, there were 1,589 COVID-19 patients in hospitals.
Find more statistics at the Alabama Department of Public Health website. You may also view the dashboard by clicking here.
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