Alabama confirms more than 19K COVID-19 cases, 672 deaths


DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — The Alabama Department of Public Health has confirmed 19,073 cases of COVID-19 as of 10 a.m. Friday.

So far, the state has also reported 672 deaths and is looking into another four probable cases.

Compared to the last week, daily COVID-19 numbers have dropped by the hundreds, with most of the week reporting around 200 to 300 cases per day. This is a stark contrast to the record highs seen the week before, where Alabama confirmed 639 cases on May 25.

Locally, numbers have been rising slowly, although the ADPH has stated that an overwhelming number of cases have caused delays in reporting.

Here are the numbers for the Southeastern District:

  • Butler County — 431 cases; 21 deaths
  • Coffee County — 240 cases; one death
  • Houston County — 227 cases; five deaths
  • Pike County — 223 cases; one death
  • Barbour County — 183 cases; one death
  • Dale County — 124 cases; zero deaths
  • Henry County — 84 cases; two deaths
  • Covington County — 83 cases; one death
  • Crenshaw County — 80 cases; three deaths
  • Geneva County — 45 cases; zero deaths

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