Over 2000 COVID-19 cases reported in Alabama; another death in Dothan


DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Alabama reported more than 2000 cases of COVID-19 Monday evening.

As of this report, the state confirmed 2,006 cases across almost every single county in the state, save for Geneva County. Fifty-three deaths have been reported across the state, with 32 being confirmed to be caused by the novel coronavirus.

Here are how the Wiregrass counties measure up with their cases, as determined by place of residence and state data:

  • Houston County — 24 cases; one reported death; 183 tested
  • Henry County — Four cases; no deaths; 29 tested
  • Coffee County — Eight cases; no deaths; 85 tested
  • Geneva County — No cases or deaths; 31 tested
  • Dale County — Four cases; no deaths; 73 tested
  • Barbour County — Three cases; no deaths; 38 tested
  • Pike County — 14 cases; no deaths; 140 tested
  • Covington County — Five cases; no deaths; 60 tested

The state has tested at least 14,765 people. Two hundred forty of the COVID-19-positive patients have been hospitalized.

Meanwhile, another death has been confirmed by Southeast Health, leading to a total of eight deaths from that hospital. The hospital has confirmed 41 cases and has discharged 11 people.

The hospital tested 227 people alone, with 137 people testing negative. There are 52 tests still pending, with 33 patients waiting in the hospital.

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