COVID-19 in Alabama: 1,019 new confirmed cases on Thursday; Processing backlog causes higher daily total

COVID-19 in Alabama: 1,019 new confirmed cases on Thursday; Processing backlog causes higher daily total
Alabama Coronavirus Update (Source: WTVM)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WAFF) - The Alabama Department of Public Health reports there have been 411,903 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Alabama since March 2020.

The state is tracking another 120,992 probable cases of COVID-19.

There were 1,019 new confirmed cases added Thursday. There have been 8,664 confirmed deaths statewide.

Thursday’s case numbers were higher due to a backlog of positives processed from one facility. The ADPH says these positive cases were collected from September 2020 until the present day.

The state reports 49,432 people have been hospitalized since March 13, 2020. There are 365 people listed as being in Alabama hospitals right now with COVID-19.

There have been 509,800 presumed recoveries. ADPH says this number is updated weekly, usually on Thursdays.

The results were last updated at 9 a.m. Thursday. These statistics are updated by ADPH regularly. You can track those plus find numbers for your specific county in this dashboard provided and updated by the Alabama Department of Public Health.

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NORTH ALABAMA CASES - DAILY COMPARISON

SOURCE: ALABAMA DEPT. OF PUBLIC HEALTH / UPDATED MAY 13, 2021

COUNTY MAY 13 CASES (10 a.m.) MAY 12 CASES (10 a.m.) NEW CASES
Colbert 4,503 4,500 +3
Cullman 6,544 6,541 +3
DeKalb 7,576 7,573 +3
Franklin 3,443 3,444 -1
Jackson 5,670 5,670 0
Lauderdale 5,965 5,961 +4
Lawrence 2,423 2,421 +2
Limestone 8,408 8,402 +6
Madison 30,005 29,993 +12
Marshall 10,404 10,394 +10
Morgan 11,936 11,928 +8

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