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.

  • Houston County — 2,313 cases; 18 deaths
  • Coffee County — 1,262 cases; 6 deaths
  • Dale County — 1,240 cases; 50 deaths
  • Pike County — 980 cases; nine deaths
  • Butler County — 936 cases; 39 deaths
  • Covington County — 928 cases; 27 deaths
  • Barbour County — 693 cases; nine deaths
  • Geneva County — 598 cases; seven deaths
  • Crenshaw County — 460 cases; 29 deaths
  • Henry County — 429 cases; four deaths

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