UPDATE: Gov. Ivey extends Safer At Home order through July

UPDATE: Gov. Ivey extends Safer At Home order through July
Alabama State House (Source: WSFA 12 News)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WTVM) - Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has extended the Safer At Home order through July.

The order, which went into effect on May 22, was set to expire on July 3 at 5:00 p.m., but now expires on July 31 at 5:00 p.m.

You can read Gov. Ivey’s amended Safer At Home Order here.

The governor made the announcement in a press conference where she was joined by State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris, state Representative Dexter Grimsley and Greenville Mayor Dexter McLendon.

The Alabama Department of Public Health is currently reporting 36,682 confirmed positive cases of the virus and 905 deaths.

The governor’s office released infographics that detail what restrictions are in place at different levels of the state’s public health orders. Under the amended Safer At Home order, Alabamians are currently subject to the restrictions denoted in the yellow column.

Gov. Kay Ivey extends Safer At Home order
Gov. Kay Ivey extends Safer At Home order (Source: Governor Kay Ivey's Office)

Watch the full press conference in the video below.

Gov. Ivey COVID-19 Update - June 30, 2020

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Posted by WTVM News Leader 9 on Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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