ADPH: 605 Alabamians have died from COVID-19 as more than 16K test positive

ADPH: 605 Alabamians have died from COVID-19 as more than 16K test positive
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Alabama Department of Public Health has confirmed 605 people statewide have died from COVID-19.

The ADPH reports there are 16,823 cases of coronavirus in Alabama and there have been 208,883 total tests. These statistics are as of 4 p.m. on May 29.

In the last 14 days, 5,461 people have tested positive for COVID-19 and 74,118 tests have been reported to the state.

The health department also reports 9,355 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.

Mobile County has the most cases per county with 2,144. Jefferson County is right behind it with 1,723.

The state reports 1,800 people have been hospitalized since March 13.

Below, you’ll find a dashboard provided and updated by the Alabama Department of Public Health.

Additional data below from the Alabama Department of Public Health includes details about the age, sex, race, and ethnicity of patients in Alabama who have tested positive for COVID-19 and those who the state determined died from the virus.

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