ADPH: More than 532K COVID-19 cases as vaccination distribution expands

ADPH: More than 532K COVID-19 cases as vaccination distribution expands
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting 11,001 deaths related to COVID-19 in Alabama. The state says 8,664 of those deaths are confirmed to be from coronavirus, while 2,337 are probable.

The ADPH reports there have been 532,895 total cases of coronavirus in Alabama - 411,903 being confirmed and 120,992 being probable. There have been 2,546,645 diagnostic tests conducted and 136,372 antibody tests. These numbers are as of May 13.

In the last 14 days, 115,894 people have been tested and 3,059 positive cases have been reported.

The health department also reports 509,800 presumed recoveries in Alabama.

The state reports 49,432 people have been hospitalized since March 13, 2020. As of May 13, there are currently 355 COVID-19 patients in hospitals.

Alabama began administering the Pfizer vaccine on Dec. 15 and the Moderna vaccine shortly followed. A single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine was approved by the FDA on Feb. 27. As of May 13, there have been 2,744,668 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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