2,164 new COVID-19 cases breaks Alabama daily record

UAB doctor discusses sharp increase in cases, hospitalizations

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Alabama added a record-breaking 2,164 confirmed COVID-19 cases Thursday. This is the first time the state has topped the 2,000 mark.

Additionally, the state continued a fourth straight day of record hospitalizations with 1,110 now being treated.

Jefferson, Mobile, and Montgomery counties continue to have the highest total cases. Jefferson added a new record 343 cases for the day, extending its total to 6,030. Mobile added 103 for a total of 4,418. And Montgomery added 64 for a total of 4,339.

ADPH now reports 48,588 cases with another 586 probable. And it confirms 1,042 deaths with another 26 probable.

A total of 467, 754 tests have been conducted to date.

Alabama COVID-19 statistics as of July 9.
Alabama COVID-19 statistics as of July 9. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

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