COVID-19 hospitalizations reach record high of over 800 patients

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DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Alabama’s number of COVID-19 patients have reached another high with 843 hospitalizations at 98 hospitals as of July 2.

Since the pandemic began, the Alabama Department of Public Health has confirmed 39,604 cases and 961 deaths. However, 22,082 people have presumably recovered from the virus.

This means that around 16,561 cases in among Alabama residents.

In the Southeastern District, total case numbers have risen across the board. To be clear, these numbers do not reflect the number of active cases, only the total number of cases since the beginning.

  • Butler County — 35 deaths; 751 cases
  • Dale County — 22 deaths; 787 cases
  • Covington County — 20 deaths; 715 cases
  • Houston County — 12 deaths; 1,327 cases
  • Pike County — Seven deaths; 660 cases
  • Coffee County — Five deaths; 716 cases
  • Barbour County — Five deaths; 563 cases
  • Crenshaw County — Three deaths; 297 cases
  • Henry County — Three deaths; 246 cases
  • Geneva County — Zero deaths; 242 cases;

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