Alabama Adds 811 Cases of COVID-19, 28 Deaths

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Alabama added 811 new cases of COVID-19 and 28 deaths from the disease in Friday’s daily update by the state Department of Public Health.

There have been 498,887 cases of the coronavirus in the state since the pandemic began last March. The report  showed a total of 10,122 deaths.

The report said 544 people were in Alabama hospitals for COVID-19 on Thursday, the lowest since a count of 518 on last June 7. Since the pandemic began, 45,807 individuals have been hospitalized for the disease in the state. UAB said it had 100 inpatients on Friday who had been admitted for COVID-19, down from a high of 285 on Jan. 3.

ADPH said 1,489,515 doses of the coronavirus vaccine have been delivered to Alabama, and 1,035,868 have been administered. It said 370,678 individuals have received both doses.