ADPH: Statewide hospitalizations dip below 700; More than 493K COVID-19 cases, more than 9,900 deaths in Alabama

ADPH: Statewide hospitalizations dip below 700; More than 493K COVID-19 cases, more than 9,900 deaths in Alabama
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting 9,931 deaths related to COVID-19 in Alabama. The state says 7,787 of those deaths are confirmed to coronavirus, while 2,142 are probable.

The ADPH reports there have been 493,769 total cases of coronavirus in Alabama - 386,933 being confirmed and 106,836 being probable. There have been 2,292,074 diagnostic tests conducted and 117,746 antibody tests. These numbers are as of March 1.

In the last 14 days, 158,146 people have been tested and 12,594 positive cases have been reported.

The health department also reports 285,130 presumed recoveries in Alabama.

The state reports 45,428 people have been hospitalized since March 13. As of March 1, there are currently 657 COVID-19 patients in hospitals.

Alabama began administering the Pfizer vaccine on Dec. 15 and the Moderna vaccine shortly followed. A single dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine was approved by the FDA Feb. 27 but has not yet been distributed to the public. As of the week ending with Feb. 28, there have been 869,164 vaccines administered.

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. You can learn more about Alabama’s administered vaccines 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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