The Alabama Department of Public Health reported Tuesday that there have been 153,016 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Alabama since March – and the state is currently tracking another 21,512 probable cases of COVID-19. There were 744 new confirmed cases added Tuesday.
There have been 2,633 confirmed deaths statewide. 12 were added Tuesday with 7 of those being in north Alabama, as Colbert, DeKalb, Jackson, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison and Morgan Counties added one death each.
The state reports 19,081 people have been hospitalized since March 13th. There are 859 people listed as being in Alabama hospitals right now due to COVID-19. There have been 74,238 presumed recoveries.
Cherokee County has thus far experienced 533 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with another 189 being listed as probable. The County has reportedly suffered 12 deaths as a result of the illness, with two additional deaths being labeled as probable.
Over the last 14 days, out of 603 tests administered, 83 returned positive results.