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Alabama adds 3,848 cases of COVID-19 Tuesday

The state added 3,848 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to data from the Alabama...
The state added 3,848 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to data from the Alabama Department of Public Health.((Source: WSFA 12 News))
Updated: Jan. 12, 2021 at 12:43 PM CST
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Alabama added 3,848 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, according to data from the Alabama Department of Public Health, bringing the seven-day average for new cases up to 4,272 per day.

To date, the state has reported a total of 407,848 cases since the pandemic started.

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ADPH also confirmed another 139 deaths on Tuesday. Most of these deaths were said to have happened in July, October, December and January. Alabama’s death rate is still among the lowest to date.

To date, the state has reported a total of 5,573 deaths since the pandemic started.

Hospitals across the state were treating a record 3,088 inpatients suffering from COVID-19 on Monday. That number fell only slightly to 3,076 on Tuesday.

Montgomery-area hospitals are treating a total of 272 inpatients for the illness. Baptist Health’s three facilities were treating 175 on Wednesday while Jackson Hospital set a new record of 97 for the day.

Alabama COVID-19 Data Dashboard

ADPH provides data on a number of points related to COVID-19. More features can be accessed by clicking here.

Alabama COVID-19 Vaccination Dashboard

Alabama hospitals have started rolling out vaccinations to frontline medical workers and nursing homes.

Alabama County Risk Indicator Map

The ADPH provides a color-code map showing the risk indicator for each of the state’s 67 counties. You can also view more details on each county by clicking here.

Alabama K-12 COVID-19 School Dashboard

Alabama’s school systems have been working to teach students through a variety of ways, whether in-person, through virtual or distance learning, or a hybrid option. ADPH and the state education department have since released a dashboard that is updated weekly that tracks the number of COVID-19 reports on a system-wide level. Each report includes combined student and staff data. Individual schools are not identified due to privacy policies.

Alabama Department of Corrections COVID-19 Data Dashboard

The Alabama Department of Corrections oversees more than 26,000 inmates. It provides a report on the disease among prisoners and ADOC staff.

Nationwide County-by-County COVID-19 Dashboard

You can also review the latest data on not just Alabama, but every county in the nation by using this map. Hover over any county to see the numbers. The map is shaded to show the concentration of confirmed COVID-19 cases relative to the population in that county. The data is pulled from Johns Hopkins University.

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