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Alabama’s count of known COVID-19 patients topped 900 this afternoon, including six new cases in Calhoun County, tripling the count here in a day, and additional cases in St. Clair and Talladega counties. Read the full story
A partial list of cancellations, closures and postponements due to concerns over the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Alabama’s count of known COVID-19 patients topped 900 this afternoon, including six new cases in Calhoun County, tripling the count here in a day, and additional cases in St. Clair and Talladega counties.
The rapid spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 may be overwhelming health care facilities elsewhere, but Anniston's two hospitals have yet to admit a patient suffering with the coronavirus.
Anniston councilman Ben Little says he'll challenge the city's coronavirus-inspired emergency powers declaration with complaints to the Alabama Ethics Commission, the local district attorney and possibly the U.S. Department of Justice.
Camaron Harry of Durban, South Africa, is one of dozens of JSU international students waiting out the global COVID-19 pandemic in Jacksonville, thousands of miles from home.
Because schools are closed and people have been discouraged from going out due to the coronavirus, the “hunts” gave kids and their parents a way to entertain themselves.
Ryan Shurette, interim district ranger for the Shoal Creek District of the Talladega National Forest, said that as of Thursday, four popular facilities have been shuttered due to the virus.
Classes will not be held again on campus at Jacksonville State University this semester, and May’s graduation ceremonies have been postponed until at least later that month, the school announced Friday night.
The executive director of the Alabama Commission on Higher Education said Alabama’s universities may continue off-campus classes this summer because of ongoing COVID-19 concerns.