ADPH: More than 2,500 people have died from COVID-19 as over 155K test positive and more than 67K recover

ADPH: More than 2,500 people have died from COVID-19 as over 155K test positive and more than 67K recover
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting 2,548 deaths related to COVID-19 in Alabama. The state says 2,405 of those deaths are confirmed to coronavirus while 143 are probable.

The ADPH reports there have been 155,744 total cases of coronavirus in Alabama - 138,162 being confirmed and 17,582 being probable. There have been 1,138,732 diagnostic tests conducted and 58,605 antibody tests. These numbers are as of October 1.

In the last 14 days, 105,563 people have been tested and 14,649 positive cases have been reported.

Jefferson County has the most cases with 20,308 confirmed positives.

The health department also reports 67,948 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 17,257 people have been hospitalized since March 13. As of Sept. 26, there were 776 COVID-19 patients in hospitals.

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.

The map below, provided by the Alabama Department of Public Health, is a risk indicator for each county in the state. You can also view more of these details by clicking here.

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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