Over 2,100 COVID-19 cases reported in Alabama in 24 hours, the largest spike ever

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DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Alabama experienced a record-breaking gain in COVID-19 cases after adding 2,164 cases to its total.

Alabama’s cumulative total of COVID-19 cases now sits at 48,588. 1,042 deaths have been reported as well.

Hospitalizations have risen consistently over the last few days, with 1,110 patients recorded on Wednesday.

Locally, two major things have changed. Coffee County surpassed 400 total confirmed cases, and Dale County reported its first death from COVID-19.

Here are the figures for the Southeast District:

  • Butler County — 35 deaths; 751 cases
  • Dale County — 22 deaths; 787 cases
  • Covington County — 20 deaths; 715 cases
  • Houston County — 12 deaths; 1,327 cases
  • Pike County — Seven deaths; 660 cases
  • Coffee County — Five deaths; 716 cases
  • Barbour County — Five deaths; 563 cases
  • Crenshaw County — Three deaths; 297 cases
  • Henry County — Three deaths; 246 cases
  • Geneva County — Zero deaths; 242 cases;

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