ADPH: More than 3,500 people have died from COVID-19 in Alabama, with more than 242K positive cases, more than 161K recoveries

ADPH: More than 3,500 people have died from COVID-19 in Alabama, with more than 242K positive cases, more than 161K recoveries
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting 3,572 deaths related to COVID-19 in Alabama. The state says 3,240 of those deaths are confirmed to coronavirus while 332 are probable.

The ADPH reports there have been 242,874 total cases of coronavirus in Alabama - 202,473 being confirmed and 40,401 being probable. There have been 1,567,713 diagnostic tests conducted and 71,131 antibody tests. These numbers are as of Nov. 27.

In the last 14 days, 124,699 people have been tested and 29,786 positive cases have been reported.

Jefferson County has the most cases with 31,944 confirmed positives.

The health department also reports 161,946 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 24,451 people have been hospitalized since March 13. As of Nov. 25, there are currently 1,434 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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