ADPH: More than 525K COVID-19 cases as vaccination distribution expands

ADPH: More than 525K COVID-19 cases as vaccination distribution expands
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting 10,824 deaths related to COVID-19 in Alabama. The state says 8,531 of those deaths are confirmed to be from coronavirus, while 2,293 are probable.

The ADPH reports there have been 525,049 total cases of coronavirus in Alabama - 406,536 being confirmed and 118,513 being probable. There have been 2,476,807 diagnostic tests conducted and 137,876 antibody tests. These numbers are as of April 22.

In the last 14 days, 122,735 people have been tested and 3,856 positive cases have been reported.

The health department also reports 331,915 presumed recoveries in Alabama.

The state reports 48,555 people have been hospitalized since March 13, 2020. As of April 21, there are currently 366 COVID-19 patients in hospitals.

Alabama began administering the Pfizer vaccine on Dec. 15 and the Moderna vaccine shortly followed. A single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine was approved by the FDA on Feb. 27. As of April 15, there have been 2,308,412 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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