Alabama had 11,101 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus Thursday night after hitting 10,000 cases on Monday. Of those cases, 2,899 were diagnosed in the past 14 days, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard.
Deaths in the state have risen to 473, up 23 from a day before. In addition, 401 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 on Thursday. Since the pandemic began, the virus has put 1,364 people in the hospital.
Mobile County still has the most confirmed cases and deaths in the state, reporting 1,608 cases late Thursday night and 98 deaths.
Numbers in Jefferson County rose to 1,237 cases, and 69 people have died since the pandemic began. Montgomery County has reported 753 cases and 20 deaths.
Of the remaining counties, Tallapoosa continues to lead in deaths, with 56. At least 23 of those deaths are among people connected to the Bill Nichols Veterans Home in Alexander City. The county has had 345 cases of COVID-19 diagnosed. Adjacent Lee County, home to Auburn, has had 30 deaths and 447 confirmed cases of the disease. Nearby Chambers County has had 22 reported deaths and 326 cases.
Other counties with 200 or more confirmed cases are: Marshall, 599 cases and nine deaths; Shelby, 390 cases and 19 deaths; Tuscaloosa, 319 cases and eight deaths; Franklin, 288 cases and three deaths; Madison, 272 cases and four deaths; Butler, 249 cases and eight deaths; and Baldwin, 243 cases and eight deaths.
Here is the full list of counties with number of cases, number of tests for the disease and deaths.
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