As testing expands, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Alabama jumped from 12 on Saturday to 22 today.

At 6:20 p.m. today, the Alabama Department of Public Health reported cases in eight counties.

Jefferson County has 12, followed by Tuscaloosa with three and Shelby with two. Limestone, Baldwin, Elmore, Lee and Montgomery each had one confirmed case of COVID-19.

Decatur City, Morgan County and Hartselle City schools will be closed beginning Tuesday. Limestone County Schools will be closed beginning Monday. All schools in the state will be closed from Thursday until April 6.

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