Alabama reports first coronavirus case
Alabama has reported its first case of the novel coronavirus, leaving Idaho and West Virginia as the only remaining states spared by the virus. In a press release sent out Friday, Gov. Kay Ivey did not release any additional details about the case but said the state was prepared to handle it.
“Along with my fellow Alabamians, I have closely monitored the rapidly changing events regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19),” Ivey said. “As a state, we have taken precautionary measures and made preparations in the case that the virus would eventually reach our state. As I have emphasized time and again, the safety and health of Alabamians is paramount.”
Ivey said the state has taken a “calm and collected approach” in preparing for cases of coronavirus, and that “we need …continued .
[Source: Fox News]