Alabama

Cases

New AL Cases

September 18
+1,106
Trend
Flat

New AL Deaths

September 18
+27
Trend
Flat

Total AL Cases

Confirmed cases
142,863
Deaths
2,428

Tests in AL

Positive-Test Rate
15.1%

County Trends

Rising
65
Falling
0
Flat
2

Total County Cases

>10,000 1,001-10,000 101-1,000 11-100 1-10 0

By County

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More than 50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
10-50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
County Confirmed New cases yesterday Deaths
Jefferson 18,772 124 333
Shelby 5,572 71 50
Tuscaloosa 7,081 66 114
Madison 7,422 57 75
Etowah 3,306 43 45
Autauga 1,664 40 24
Montgomery 8,598 38 173
Calhoun 3,249 38 39
Houston 2,644 38 22
Talladega 2,034 35 26
Covington 1,303 33 27
Chilton 1,463 30 27
Mobile 12,975 26 289
DeKalb 2,326 25 19
Lauderdale 1,616 24 33
Limestone 1,942 23 19
Blount 1,527 23 14
Elmore 2,497 22 47
Lee 5,603 21 59
Marshall 3,784 21 42
Dale 1,300 20 43
Cherokee 548 20 16
Jackson 1,485 19 11
St. Clair 2,198 17 35
Geneva 556 16 4
Barbour 824 15 7
Walker 2,191 14 80
Morgan 3,142 13 26
Clay 531 13 7
Baldwin 5,033 12 48
Escambia 1,554 11 24
Chambers 1,117 11 42
Coffee 1,248 10 8
Colbert 1,581 9 26
Cullman 1,808 8 17
Franklin 1,734 7 28
Dallas 1,732 7 26
Marion 921 7 28
Henry 459 7 4
Lamar 337 7 2
Pickens 628 6 14
Randolph 591 6 12
Tallapoosa 1,129 5 83
Cleburne 316 5 6
Butler 906 4 38
Crenshaw 519 4 31
Pike 1,135 3 9
Marengo 696 3 19
Monroe 573 3 8
Fayette 415 3 9
Coosa 160 3 3
Clarke 1,046 2 17
Winston 687 2 12
Lowndes 645 2 27
Bibb 619 2 10
Hale 610 2 28
Lawrence 578 2 20
Choctaw 344 2 12
Russell 1,692 1 2
Perry 536 1 6
Wilcox 530 1 11
Conecuh 517 1 11
Macon 467 1 20
Greene 300 1 15
Bullock 585 0 14
Washington 545 0 13
Sumter 417 0 19

Tracker: Vaccine & Drug Development

Researchers worldwide are scrambling to develop vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus. SmartNews is tracking progress here.

UPDATES
1 day ago
Pfizer vaccine trial bets on early win against coronavirus, documents show
2 days ago
US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines, officials say the shot wouldn’t be broadly available until the summer of 2021
2 days ago
Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations
9/15/2020
Pfizer says coronavirus vaccine study shows mostly mild-to-moderate side effects
9/15/2020
There may not be enough coronavirus vaccine doses to quickly supply the world, Gates Foundation says
9/15/2020
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial
CNN
9/13/2020
Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be given to Americans before end of the year, CEO says
9/12/2020
Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial
9/11/2020
Governments should begin prep for transporting COVID-19 vaccine, trade org urges
9/8/2020
AstraZeneca vaccine trial paused to investigate 'a potentially unexplained illness'
Alabama
STATUS: HALTED
Cases
142,863 confirmed cases, with 1,106 new cases yesterday
Masks
Statewide mask mandate
Closures
Nursing-home visits
Fact
Patients without symptoms pose a risk of infecting others, so it’s not enough to wait until you have symptoms to wear a mask. Read more »

Policy last updated: 8/19/2020

Timeline: The Road to Reopening

Tracking the latest information on preventive measures and policy changes as the U.S. combats the coronavirus and struggles with when and how to reopen its economy.

UPDATES
7/15/2020
Alabama governor issues statewide mask order
7/7/2020
NY, NJ quarantine advisory expands to 19 states, including Delaware, Oklahoma and Kansas
7/2/2020
Alabama governor Ivey extends the state public health emergency to September 9

Coronavirus News

  • Sources: Johns Hopkins CSSE and The COVID Tracking Project
  • Disclaimer: This data changes rapidly, so what’s shown may be out of date. Table totals may not always represent an accurate sum.
  • †SmartNews is no longer displaying U.S. “recovered” data due to the lack of uniform reporting from state health departments.