Two more COVID-19 deaths reported in Dale County; over 90K cases confirmed across Alabama

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DALE COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — Another two people have died from COVID-19 in Dale County, making a total of 22 deaths there.

This is the second-highest death count in the Southeastern District, with Butler County leading at 35 deaths.

Here are how the counties in the district rank according to their death tolls:

  • Houston County — 2,313 cases; 18 deaths
  • Coffee County — 1,262 cases; 6 deaths
  • Dale County — 1,240 cases; 50 deaths
  • Pike County — 980 cases; nine deaths
  • Butler County — 936 cases; 39 deaths
  • Covington County — 928 cases; 27 deaths
  • Barbour County — 693 cases; nine deaths
  • Geneva County — 598 cases; seven deaths
  • Crenshaw County — 460 cases; 29 deaths
  • Henry County — 429 cases; four deaths

Across the state, 90,890 Alabamians have tested positive for COVID-19 since March. 1,611 have died from the virus.

However, the state’s hospitalizations have been trending downward for the past few days after hitting a record high on July 30. In total, 10,865 people have been hospitalized for COVID-19 since the pandemic reached Alabama.

On Aug. 2 and 3, single-day case counts dropped to around 1,000.

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