As of Thursday, Oct. 22, the Alabama Department of Public Health reports there have been 177,064 confirmed or probable cases of COVID-19 in the state since the disease was first discovered here in mid-March.
There were 1,047 new confirmed cases added Thursday and the state’s death toll stands at 2,843 deaths to date.
The state reports 19,330 people have been hospitalized since March 13. Currently, the state’s hospitals report 863 inpatients being treated for coronavirus.
There have been 74,238 presumed recoveries. ADPH says this number is updated weekly.