Nearly 300 COVID-19 deaths reported in Alabama, 16 at Southeast Health

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DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — The Alabama Department of Public Health has reported 292 deaths from COVID-19, according to its dashboard.

As of this report, the state has confirmed 7,898 cases out of 101,435 tested individuals since the virus first arrived in Alabama. Over the weekend, 559 new cases were confirmed across the state.

Since March 13, 1,048 people have been hospitalized with 408 people being placed into intensive care units and another 244 on ventilators.

Here are how the county figures for the southeastern district measure up:

  • Coffee County — 130 cases; zero deaths
  • Butler County — 105 cases; one death
  • Houston County — 95 cases; four deaths
  • Pike County — 75 cases; zero deaths
  • Covington County — 45 cases; one death
  • Barbour County — 45 cases; one death
  • Dale County — 34 cases; zero deaths
  • Henry County — 27 cases; one death
  • Crenshaw County — 23 cases; zero deaths
  • Geneva County — 10 cases; zero deaths

Meanwhile, Flowers Hospital and Southeast Health have confirmed 144 cases of COVID-19 in total. Southeast Health is reporting 16 deaths as of this report.

Here are the latest figures from the Joint Information Center:

Flowers Hospital:

  • Total tests- 491
  • Pending tests- 7
  • Confirmed positive cases- 45

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