At least 20 people in Alabama have died after testing positive for COVID-19, according to state public health officials, and the virus that causes the disease has been found in at least 974 people so far. Read the full story
Gov. Kay Ivey this morning announced the state-mandated closure of all “non-essential” retail businesses beginning Saturday as Alabama’s death toll from COVID-19 rises.
The Anniston City Council voted Thursday afternoon against a proposal to allow people inside the city’s multimodal station under certain conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the week ending March 21, 267 Calhoun County residents had filed new claims for unemployment. Cleburne’s count rise to nine, Talladega’s to 126 and St. Clair’s to 186.
For the 1.75 million truck drivers — according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics — who move the nation’s commercial and industrial goods, working from home isn’t an option. And on the road, they are meeting with some of the same changes to daily life many Americans are encountering.
The biggest labor union for federal workers on Monday called for personal protective equipment for employees who have to go to work despite the spread of the new coronavirus, COVID-19.