Over 5,000 COVID-19 deaths confirmed in Alabama; Houston County reports highest death total in SE district

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***Correction: The previous Henry County totals were out-of-date. This has been corrected.

DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Alabama has confirmed 5,038 deaths from COVID-19, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.

Combined with probable deaths, this makes for a total of 6,030 COVID-19-related deaths in the Yellowhammer State.

Meanwhile, Houston County has the highest number of confirmed deaths in the southeastern district. The graphic below shows that the surge of deaths happened this week.

(Courtesy of Bamatracker.com)

It also leads in the number of confirmed cases for the district, which you can see here.

  • Houston County — 4,717 cases; 100 deaths
  • Coffee County — 3,078 cases; 28 deaths
  • Dale County — 2,699 cases; 70 deaths
  • Covington County — 1,745 cases; 50 deaths
  • Butler County — 1,573 cases; 54 deaths
  • Pike County — 1,476 cases; 18 deaths
  • Geneva County — 1,314 cases; 26 deaths
  • Barbour County — 995 cases; 28 deaths
  • Henry County — 899 cases; 17 deaths
  • Crenshaw County — 889 cases; 39 deaths

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