Alabama recorded one new COVID-19 case in Cleburne County and one new case in St. Clair County on Saturday as the state’s number of known cases rose to nearly 700. No new deaths were reported Saturday. Read the full story
One Jacksonville restaurant owner said Saturday he had his staff grilling outside to try to grab attention. His employees’ jobs were on the line, he said. With a statewide ban on serving on-site, many local eateries were ad-libbing.
The sudden school closure has lunchroom workers inventing their own food distribution systems on the fly. Feeding kids in a school cafeteria isn’t an option, because health officials are urging people to avoid large crowds, especially indoors.