AUBURN, Ala. (EETV) - It has been over six weeks since the first cases of COVID-19 were reported in Alabama. Now, the state has over 6,000 cases of COVID-19 and has seen over 200 deaths. Nationwide, there are over 977,000 cases and over 50,000 deaths.
Alabama's stay-at-home order is set to expire this Thursday, but could be extended. It first went into place on April 4 and shut down non-essential businesses.
According to The University of Washington's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Alabama hit its peak resource use on April 21. Governor Ivey will hold a press conference Tuesday morning to provide further updates on the state's response.