COVID-19 hospitalizations dips to 716

COVID-19 hospitalizations dips to 716

COVID-19-related hospitalizations remained at a 11-week low on Monday at 716.

The Alabama Department of Public Health reported 701 new COVID-19 cases Monday – 514 confirmed cases and 187 probable cases. Thirty-two confirmed COVID-19 deaths were reported, bringing that total to 2,253 statewide. There have also been 134 deaths listed as probably caused by the virus.

BamaTracker, an independent site that uses ADPH data, reports that as of Sunday, the seven-day average for confirmed cases is 689.

BamaTracker also reports that the number of COVID-19 tests statewide has dropped from a seven-day average of 11,161 in mid August to 5,232 on Tuesday.  The percent of positive cases in recent days has been in the 12% range.

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