IVEY: ALABAMA MUST NOT LET GUARD DOWN ON VIRUS PRECAUTIONS
By KIM CHANDLER
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey says people to not let their guard down on anti-coronavirus measures and was noncommittal on whether closures would have to extend through May.
Ivey spoke at a news conference, saying Tuesday that she wants to reopen the state economy as soon as possible.
But she suggested that may take a piecemeal approach when it does. The governor said she was grateful so many people seem to be complying with a state stay-home order.
The Republican governor also stressed economic concerns, noting that more than a quarter million people filed for unemployment in Alabama over the past four weeks.
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4/14/2020 6:11:07 PM (GMT -5:00)