Over 5,000 cases of COVID-19 reported in Alabama


DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Alabama has reached 5,025 cases of COVID-19, as of Monday afternoon.

As of this report, 641 people have been hospitalized since March 13, with 260 patients currently inside intensive care units and 157 people on ventilators.

Seven hundred ninety-seven healthcare workers have contracted the virus. Within long-term care facilities, 261 employees have tested positive for the virus while 303 residents have gotten it as well.

In the Wiregrass, the two counties with the most cases of COVID-19 are Houston County with 69 cases and Coffee County at 63 cases.

As of this morning, Dothan’s two major hospitals are now reporting 105 total cases of COVID-19 at their facilities. Southeast Health confirmed 84 cases with 11 deaths while Flowers Hospital reports 21 confirmed cases and no deaths.

Not all of these count to Houston County’s total since they may not be residents of the county or the state.

Here are the full figures:

Southeast Health:

  • Total Tested: 411
  • Positive: 84
  • Positive Discharged Home: 36
  • Death of Patient with Positive Results: 11
  • Negative: 293
  • Pending: 34
  • Inpatients Awaiting Results: 25

Flowers Hospital:

  • Total tests- 276
  • Pending tests- 3
  • Confirmed positive cases- 21

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