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Alabama on cusp of 100,000 cases

Alabama edged closer to  100,000 coronavirus cases on Tuesday.

The state added 536 cases overnight Monday, bringing the total confirmed cases to 99,926 since tracking began in March with 1,781 total deaths.

According to the Alabama Department of Public Health daily update, more than 1,528 people remain hospitalized and more than 37,920 are presumed recovered. Over the last 14 days, 18,801 new cases have been confirmed.

Pike County added five cases overnight Monday, bringing the total to 713 with seven confirmed deaths. The 14-day positive rate for the county is 7.26 percent, an increase from Monday. The overall percentage positive if 13.3 percent.

More details are available at www.bamatracker.com.