Daily COVID-19 cases reach new high; total Alabama cases reach over 41,000

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DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — Alabama’s daily COVID-19 case count reached 1,726 Thursday, further pushing the daily case count to the 2000-case milestone.

Since the pandemic began, the state has confirmed 41,362 cases and 983 deaths. In the past two weeks, the state confirmed in 12,273 cases among Alabama residents.

Along with the number of cases, the percentage of positive test results is increasing, with 11.9 percent of tested individuals getting positive results from June 21 to June 27.

In the Southeastern District, cases have risen across the board, and a new death has been reported in Butler County. Here is how they stack up:

  • 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

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