safer at home order

Kay Ivey
Associated Press

 

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s “safer at home” order is set to expire Friday and Gov. Kay Ivey has not yet decided whether to renew it. 

APR's Guy Busby

 

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s number of coronavirus cases have continued to rise as some cities eased the restrictions that had been in place since the global crisis began. 

As of Saturday evening, more than 7,600 cases of COVID-19 had been reported in the state according to state health data. Alabama’s death toll from the virus was at least 288.

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabamians filed onto beaches and into previously shuttered retail stores as a state stay-home order expired. 

A state stay-home order expired at 5 p.m. Thursday and retail stores and beaches were allowed to open with occupancy limits.  Elective and non-emergency medical procedures are also being allowed to resume.