Daily COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations surge back up in Alabama


DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Alabama is seeing another spike in COVID-19 cases, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.

The state has confirmed 31,624 cases and 879 deaths since the pandemic began in Montgomery County. A total of 18,866 people have presumably recovered, bringing the number of active cases down to 11,879 across the state.

While there was a downward trend concerning hospitalizations and new coronavirus cases over the weekend, these numbers have surged back up.

Tuesday, there were 99 hospitals reporting 680 patients with the novel coronavirus. This same day, the ADPH reported 953 new cases among Alabamians.

Cases have continued to rise across the Southeastern District. Houston County is now set to overtake Pike County in the number of confirmed cases, and Henry County now has four deaths.

Here are the latest figures:

  • 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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