Alabama’s COVID-19 Average Continues Decline

Coronavirus illustration. (Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

The Alabama Department of Public Health reported 4,367 new cases of COVID-19 in its daily update Thursday, reflecting a continued drop in the weekly average.

The report brought the number of cases for the pandemic to 736,518. The state has averaged 3,827 new cases a day over the past week — down by 878 cases daily from Thursday of last week.

ADPH reported 64 new deaths from COVID-19, raising the state’s total for  the pandemic to 12,552. Alabama has averaged 32 deaths a day over the past week, unchanged from a week ago.

For the last four weeks, 34% of the  deaths from the coronavirus were the 25-to-49 age group.
The number of patients hospitalized for the cronavirus across the state Thursday was 2,667, down by 57 from Wednesday.