ADPH: More than 498K positive cases as Alabama tops 10,000 deaths from COVID-19

ADPH: More than 498K positive cases as Alabama tops 10,000 deaths from COVID-19
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting 10,094 deaths related to COVID-19 in Alabama. The state says 7,920 of those deaths are confirmed to coronavirus, while 2,174 are probable.

The ADPH reports there have been 498,076 total cases of coronavirus in Alabama - 390,672 being confirmed and 107,404 being probable. There have been 2,311,207 diagnostic tests conducted and 118,631 antibody tests. These numbers are as of March 4.

In the last 14 days, 170,194 people have been tested and 14,095 positive cases have been reported.

The health department also reports 295,690 presumed recoveries in Alabama.

The state reports 45,807 people have been hospitalized since March 13. As of March 4, there are currently 544 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 March 4, there have been 1,003,396 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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