Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey Announces Statewide Stay-At-Home Order As COVID-19 Cases Rise : The Alabama Weather Blog

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By Michael Tomberlin

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey today announced a statewide stay-at-home order from the state health officer effective beginning Saturday, April 4 at 5 p.m. It will expire Thursday, April 30 at 5 p.m.

“Our expected surge in hospitalizations will occur in about two or three weeks and those patients are the ones who will become infected in the next few days,” Ivey said.

“Today I am convinced that our previous efforts to limit social interaction and reduce the chances of spreading this virus have not been enough,” the governor added. “And that’s why we’re taking this more drastic step.”

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2020-04-04 11:00:38

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