ADPH: More than 1,600 people have died from COVID-19 as over 93K test positive and almost 38K recover

ADPH: More than 1,600 people have died from COVID-19 as over 93K test positive and almost 38K recover
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Alabama Department of Public Health has confirmed 1,654 people statewide have died from COVID-19. There are also 60 probable deaths.

The ADPH reports there have been 93,402 cases of coronavirus in Alabama and there are 3,190 probable cases. There have been 736,594 tests conducted. These numbers are as of August 6.

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, 161,036 people have been tested and 20,155 positive cases have been reported.

Jefferson County has the most cases with 12,186 positives. Mobile County has the second most cases with 9,269 and Montgomery has the third most with 6,350.

The health department also reports 37,923 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 11,313 people have been hospitalized since March 13. As of Aug. 5, there were 1,575 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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