"The mask mandate remains one step we can all take in order to keep some balance in our daily lives and remain healthy and safe," Ivey said during a news conference at the state Capitol.
Ivey is expected to announce whether she will extend the order during a Thursday news conference. The statewide mask order has been in place since July. Dr. Don Williamson, the former state health officer who now heads the Alabama Hospital Association, said the group is among those recommending an extension.
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Global shares mostly rose Thursday on optimism over the new U.S. administration that earlier set off a rally on Wall Street.
Hopes are high that President Joe Biden's administration will mean more support for the struggling U.S. economy, starting a recovery that's crucial for the export-driven Asian region and the rest of the world.
Inauguration Day for President-elect Joe Biden will look unlike anything the nation has seen before as the scars of COVID-19 and the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol turn the West Front into a virtual ghost town compared to years past.
President Donald Trump trumpeted his administration's accomplishments and wished his successor luck in a farewell video as he spent his final full day in office preparing to issue a flurry of pardons in a near-deserted White House, surrounded by an extraordinary security presence outside.
By CAROLINE BECK, Alabama Daily News MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Four Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday called on the Alabama Department of Public Health to improve its COVID-19 vaccine distribution pipeline and recording system. In response, ADPH said the state’s allotment of vaccines is based on population, not rate of distribution. State Sens. Jim McClendon, R-Springville, Greg...
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