MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Gov. Kay Ivey has called an 11 a.m. news conference for Tuesday in which she’s expected to make an announcement on a plan to gradually reopen businesses in Alabama.
WSFA 12 News will carry this news conference on-air, online, and on our WSFA 12 News app.
Ivey and State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris worked through the weekend on a timetable to reopen the economy, the governor’s office said in a statement Monday morning.
The governor has several conversations and calls, including the White House’s governors conference call, scheduled for Monday.
Alabama is under a statewide stay at home order through Thursday. The order required all nonessential businesses to close and prohibited non-work related gatherings of 10 people or more.
More than 200 people have died from COVID-19 and more than 6,500 have tested positive across Alabama.