Dec. 1 COVID-19 update: Record statewide hospitalizations

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CULLMAN, Ala. –  According to the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), Cullman County added 48 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, with 3,369 cases confirmed across the county since the beginning of the pandemic. Of those, 844 were confirmed in just the last 14 days. Statewide, the ADPH reported 2,014 new confirmed cases in the last 24 hours, with 32,670 in the last 14 days. However, a note on the ADPH COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard Tuesday said, “Case counts and deaths reported on today’s update are high. Today’s increase represents a delay in reporting to the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) due to the holiday weekend.”

The ADPH also reported a record high 1,785 patients currently hospitalized across the state, the most since it reported 1,717 Nov. 30, 2020 and 1,613 Aug. 6, 2020.

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 COVID-19 update from the Alabama Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard

Total confirmed cases in AL: 210,037* (+2,014 since yesterday)

Probable cases in AL: 42,863 (+1,362 since yesterday)

Total confirmed deaths in AL: 3,280* (+34 since yesterday)

Probable deaths in AL: 358

Total confirmed cases in Cullman Co.: 3,369 (+48 since yesterday)

Probable cases in Cullman Co.: 1,255 (+61 since yesterday)

Total confirmed deaths in Cullman Co.: 35 (+0 since yesterday)

Probable deaths in Cullman Co.: 8

Total tested in Cullman Co.: 25,901

Total tested in the last 14 days in Cullman Co.: 2,443

Cases in the last 14 days in Cullman Co.: 844

Total tested in Alabama: 1,593,842

Cases in the last 14 days in Alabama: 32,670

Total tested in the last 14 days in Alabama: 120,896

Currently hospitalized in Alabama: 1,785

Cumulative no. of hospitalizations in Alabama: 25,610

Presumed recoveries in Alabama (reported weekly): 161,946

See more details at https://bit.ly/2VjCQbP.

*ADPH Important Notice (12/01/20):

Case counts and deaths reported on today’s update are high. Today’s increase represents a delay in reporting to the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) due to the holiday weekend.

 

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Cullman County COVID-19 update for Dec. 1, 2020 from BamaTracker.com
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