COVID-19 Count for Alabama Reaches 2,229, With 65 Deaths

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

Alabama has 65 reported deaths of people who tested positive for COVID-19, the state Department of Public Health, reported today. Updated figures show that 48 of those deaths have been officially attributed to the disease, with the remainder under investigation.

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state rose to 2,229.

Jefferson County led with 464 confirmed cases of the disease. The county has recorded 12 deaths of patients who tested positive, with six of those confirmed to be from COVID-19.

Chambers County in east-central Alabama is second in deaths with eight, all of them confirmed to have been because of COVID-19. The rural county has had 105 confirmed cases.

Other counties with more than 100 confirmed cases are: Mobile, 221; Shelby, 159; Madison, 150; and Lee, 135.

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


County                                      Cases                                      Deaths                                     Died from COVID-19