Authorities repeated warnings Monday that Decatur and Morgan County playgrounds are closed, and residents shouldn't gather in groups at outdoor sports courts or parking lots to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus.
WASHINGTON — Bracing the nation for a death toll that could exceed 100,000 people, President Donald Trump on Sunday extended restrictive social distancing guidelines through April, bowing to public-health experts who presented him with even more dire projections for the expanding coronavirus…
MONTGOMERY — As Alabama settles into a statewide stay at home order from the governor, the number of verified coronavirus cases continues to rise.
The billions of tax dollars headed for hospitals and states as part of the $2.2 trillion coronavirus response bill won't fix the problem facing doctors and nurses: a critical shortage of protective gowns, gloves and masks.
MUSCLE SHOALS — Driving a tractor-trailer rig across country is already a high-anxiety job, veteran trucker Cid Gardner said, but the coronavirus is making it a little more difficult in some respects.
WASHINGTON — Older people remain most at risk of dying as the new coronavirus continues its rampage around the globe, but they're far from the only ones vulnerable. One of many mysteries: Men seem to be faring worse than women.
NEW YORK — The coronavirus outbreak could kill 100,000 to 200,000 Americans, the U.S. government's top infectious-disease expert warned on Sunday as smoldering hots pots in nursing homes and a growing list of stricken cities heightened the sense of dread across the country.
MONTGOMERY — Alabama Public Television says it will be offering more academic programming since the virus outbreak has forced officials to close schools for the rest of the academic year.
The coronavirus pandemic is defining for the globe what's "essential" and what things we really can't do without, even though we might not need them for survival.
The number of recorded COVID-19 cases in Alabama stands at 827, according to figures released Sunday afternoon by the Alabama Department of Public Health.
Justin Hall struggles to sleep at night. Between the non-stop calls from nursing homes and long-term care facilities begging for supplies, masks and gloves, and his fears of the potential impact of the coronavirus, Hall has averaged three hours of sleep a night for the last two weeks.
With each stitch of the face mask, Wendy Duffey's thoughts turn to the first responders and health care workers on the front line of the coronavirus fight. She thinks about her son, a firefighter in South Carolina, her daughter-in-law who works as an emergency room nurse and her cousin, a ho…
Property crimes, traffic violations, accidents and 911 calls have decreased as people stay home for coronavirus precautions, and jail populations also are down, officials said.
An emergency public health order that took effect Saturday evening, forcing the closure of numerous retailers in Alabama in an effort to slow transmission of the coronavirus, was a brutal blow to many Decatur businesses.
With the threat of the coronavirus growing daily, a local nutritionist stressed the importance of eating healthy.
The number of documented COVID-19 coronavirus cases in Alabama has risen to 712, according to figures published Saturday night by the Alabama Department of Public Health.