Alabama ended the day Monday with 8,112 cases of COVID-19, up more than a thousand from when the month began Friday. Deaths stood at 298, with 26 people dying from the disease in the past four days, according to Alabama Department of Public Health data.
The state has documented 103,302 tests conducted to determine whether people had the novel coronavirus.
Statewide, 1,080 people have been hospitalized with the disease at some point since the first case was reported March 13.
Mobile County has eclipsed the state in number of cases, with 1,222. Sixty-six people have died in that county.
Jefferson County follows with 992 cases and 48 deaths. It leads the state in tests conducted by a wide margin, with 16,960. Mobile County follows with 8,946 tests conducted. Madison County, home to Huntsville, isn’t far behind, with 8,432 tests conducted. The rest of the counties have conducted much less testing, with many of them falling below 2,000 tests conducted and some having only hundreds of tests run.
Lee County, home to Auburn, has had the next-most deaths reported, with 28, and has had 403 confirmed cases of the disease. In adjacent counties, Chambers County has had 21 reported deaths and 302 cases, and Tallapoosa County has had 19 deaths and 298 cases.
Other counties with 200 or more confirmed cases are: Montgomery, 438; Marshall, 355; Shelby, 328; and Tuscaloosa, 237.
Here is the full list of counties with number of cases, number of tests for the disease and deaths.
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