More than 600 COVID-19 cases reported in Alabama; 4 deaths in total

Coronavirus

UPDATE 2:50 PM 3/28/2020

The state of Alabama is now reporting 694 cases of COVID-19 with three deaths statewide, although a fourth was confirmed in Mobile County Friday morning.

The state has done 4755 tests so far. In the Wiregrass area, Pike County has four cases, Houston County still has four, and Covington County confirmed its first two.

UPDATE 7:46 AM 3/27/2020:

COVID-19 cases are continuing to rise in Alabama with the count now reaching 538 confirmed and two more deaths have been reported.

One death is a resident of Madison and the other is a 78-year-old man from Lauderdale County 

The state is still reporting 4,082 tests done around the state, although there may be more.

UPDATE 6:23 PM 3/26/2020:

COVID-19 cases are continuing to rise in Alabama with the count now reaching 531 confirmed cases across 48 counties.

While Jefferson County still has the most cases with a count of 169, other counties are beginning to show signs of being hot zones for the virus cases.

Among these are Tuscaloosa, Lee, Walker, Madison, Mobile, Shelby, and Montgomery counties. You can see their individual case numbers below.

The state is still reporting 4,082 tests done around the state, although there may be more. Alabama still only has one confirmed death.

UPDATE 3:00 PM 3/26/2020

The number of COVID-19 cases has risen to 501 cases across 48 counties in Alabama.

Alabama is still reporting only one death, although our sister station WHNT says the health department is looking into another possible COVID-19 death in Madison County.

Testing sites still report that only 4,082 tests have been administered, although this number could be greater since commercial sites aren’t required to report negative tests.

UPDATE 2:38 PM 3/26/2020:

Houston County confirmed a new case, bringing the total of confirmed cases to 3.

The state now has 489 cases. To view live updates, you can visit the ADPH’s dashboard.

UPDATE MIDNIGHT 3/26/2020:

The state now has 449 cases. Numbers are now being updated in real-time on the Alabama Department of Health’s dashboard.

ORIGINAL REPORT:

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WDHN) — Alabama now has 386 cases of COVID-19 across the state, nearly 100 more than what was reported Wednesday morning.

Houston County has two confirmed cases, according to the current count. Pike County confirmed its first case in the morning.

Most of north and central Alabama is now reporting cases. While ADPH says there are no deaths confirmed, the Jackson County Commission said that a part-time worker died after contracting COVID-19.

The state has tested 2,812 people in total.

County of ResidenceCases
Autauga4
Baldwin4
Blount1
Butler1
Calhoun2
Chambers10
Cherokee1
Chilton1
Clay1
Cleburne1
Colbert1
Cullman4
Dallas2
Elmore9
Franklin2
Houston2
Jackson2
Jefferson129
Lamar1
Lauderdale6
Lee40
Limestone6
Madison35
Marion3
Marshall1
Mobile10
Montgomery13
Morgan5
Pickens1
Pike1
Russell1
Shelby42
St. Clair6
Talladega3
Tallapoosa4
Tuscaloosa15
Walker9
Washington1
Wilcox1
Total386

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