COVID-19 Count for Alabama Reaches 2,089, with 55 Deaths

Illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Source: CDC.

Alabama has recorded 55 deaths of people who tested positive for COVID-19, the state Department of Public Health, reported today. Updated figures show that 39 of those deaths have been officially attributed to the disease, with the remaining 16 still under investigation.

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state stood at 2,089.

Jefferson County led with 449 confirmed cases of the disease. The county has recorded 11 deaths of patients who tested positive, with five of those confirmed to be from COVID-19.

Chambers County in east-central Alabama is second in deaths with seven, all confirmed to have been because of COVID-19. The rural county has 101 confirmed cases.

Other counties with more than 100 confirmed cases are: Mobile, 175; Shelby, 154; Madison, 149; and Lee, 122.

Here is the full list of counties, reported deaths and confirmed deaths.