More than 1,000 COVID-19 cases confirmed in Alabama; 26 deaths reported

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WDHN) — Alabama confirmed 1COVID-19 cases Wednesday morning.

The counties with the most cases are Jefferson County at 282 and Madison County at 100.

In the Wiregrass, no changes have been reported yet on the ADPH dashboard. Southeast Health, however, is now reporting 14 cases.

In total, there are 26 reported deaths, but only 17 of them have been confirmed to be due to COVID-19.

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