New COVID-19 cases continue downward trend; 4 deaths reported Monday

New COVID-19 cases continue downward trend; 4 deaths reported Monday

By MARY SELL, Alabama Daily News

The Alabama Department of Public Health on Monday reported 1,116 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 89,927 since March. 

Four deaths were reported Monday, bringing that total to 1,580. 

The state’s seven-day average of new cases continued a slight decline Monday to 1,543, according to the independent website BamaTracker. Statewide hospitalizations continued to tick down Monday, according to ADPH, to 1,517.

Bama Tracker Confirmed Hospitalizations & 7-Day Average

 

Bama Tracker New COVID-19 Cases & 7-Day Average

As schools and colleges prepare to open this month, about 20% of cases have been in Alabamians age 5 to 24. 

The most cases, nearly 41%, have been in the age 25 to 49 demographic. Most deaths, 78%, have been in people age 65 and older. 

The ADPH updates its data at 10 a.m. daily.