Alabama reaches over 10,000 COVID-19 deaths

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DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Alabama has reported over 10,029 total COVID-19 deaths, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.

This number includes 7,872 confirmed deaths and 2,157 probable deaths. The deaths are categorized by whether the person who died was a confirmed or probable COVID-19 case.

Although Alabama passed this milestone, the state has, in fact, seen a reduction in deaths in recent weeks. In January, 2018 deaths were reported while February only had 607, according to BamaTracker.com.

  • Houston County — 5,441 cases; 158 deaths
  • Coffee County — 3,472 cases; 44 deaths
  • Dale County — 3,107 cases; 85 deaths
  • Covington County — 1,969 cases; 72 deaths
  • Butler County — 1,843 cases; 60 deaths
  • Pike County — 1,632 cases; 32 deaths
  • Geneva County — 1,632 cases; 34 deaths
  • Barbour County — 1,211 cases; 34 deaths
  • Henry County — 1,053 cases; 26 deaths
  • Crenshaw County — 1,091 cases; 47 deaths

Around 98 percent of the deaths in Alabama were associated with underlying conditions.

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