Daily COVID-19 cases reach new high; total Alabama cases reach over 41,000

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DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Alabama’s daily COVID-19 case count reached 1,726 Thursday, further pushing the daily case count to the 2000-case milestone.

Since the pandemic began, the state has confirmed 41,362 cases and 983 deaths. In the past two weeks, the state confirmed in 12,273 cases among Alabama residents.

Along with the number of cases, the percentage of positive test results is increasing, with 11.9 percent of tested individuals getting positive results from June 21 to June 27.

In the Southeastern District, cases have risen across the board, and a new death has been reported in Butler County. Here is how they stack up:

  • Houston County — 1,838 cases; 15 deaths
  • Dale County — 1,017 cases; 38 deaths
  • Coffee County — 961 cases; five deaths
  • Butler County — 837 cases; 36 deaths
  • Covington County — 816 cases; 24 deaths
  • Pike County — 824 cases; seven deaths
  • Barbour County — 628 cases; seven deaths
  • Crenshaw County — 396 cases; 26 deaths
  • Henry County — 328 cases; three deaths
  • Geneva County — 387 cases; three deaths

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