New COVID-19 cases reach another record high in Alabama

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DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Alabama’s daily case count reached another record high, according to an update from the Alabama Department of Public Health.

The ADPH reported 1,146 new cases Tuesday, 99 more than the previous record set on June 12. Combined with Wednesday’s total of 968, this means that the state confirmed over 2,000 cases in the past two days.

Alabama has confirmed 32,753 cases and 880 deaths since the pandemic began. Sixteen additional deaths are under investigation to see if they were due to COVID-19.

Here is how the cases measure up in the Southeast District:

  • 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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