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Alabama has issued a new public health order as of Friday morning to close more “non-essential” businesses effective 5 p.m Saturday. The order will be in place through April 17.

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The number of positive confirmed cases of the coronavirus has increased to 215 confirmed cases statewide. As of 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, numbers still show one confirmed case in Tallapoosa County, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.

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The number of positive confirmed cases of the coronavirus has increased to 167 confirmed cases statewide. As of 11 a.m. Monday, there were still no confirmed cases in Tallapoosa County, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.

The number of positive confirmed cases of the coronavirus has increased to 157 confirmed cases statewide. As of 4:30 p.m.. Sunday, there were still no confirmed cases in Tallapoosa County, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.

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The number of positive confirmed cases of the coronavirus has increased to 138 confirmed cases statewide. As of 9:37 a.m. Sunday, there were still no confirmed cases in Tallapoosa County, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.

An Alexander City resident has come forward confirming her husband has tested positive for COVID-19. Although she and her husband, who is in his late 20s, wish to remain anonymous, she has sent documentation to The Outlook from Russell Medical confirming his positive results.

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Gov. Kay Ivey announced Saturday small businesses across Alabama negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic are eligible for assistance under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program.

The number of positive confirmed cases of the coronavirus has increased to 124 confirmed cases since Friday afternoon. But as of 10:20 a.m. Saturday, there were still no confirmed cases in Tallapoosa County, according to the Alabama Department of Public Health.

The number of positive confirmed cases of the coronavirus has jumped significantly since this morning. But as of 4:50 p.m. Friday, there were still no confirmed cases in Tallapoosa County. The Outlook is looking into rumors of a positive case in Alexander City but has not verified this information.

Only three new positive cases of the coronavirus have been reported in Alabama since last night. As of 10 a.m., there were still no confirmed cases in Tallapoosa County.

The 2-1-1 initiative is a statewide resource hub that recently has been updated to best fit the needs of the growing coronavirus pandemic. While 2-1-1 is typically a database for personal crisis, it has morphed into a disaster database, focusing on community needs and altering the way certai…

The Broken L Farm Wagon train travels Main Street in Camp Hill on Sunday afternoon. The wagon train started in Rock Mills on Friday and made its way to Montgomery. Normally it would go to the rodeo at Garrett Coliseum but the rodeo was cancelled due to coronavirus.

In response to the increasing number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Alabama, the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) sent a release Monday morning and is making the following recommendations concerning public gatherings, food establishment and other retail venues, and businesses:

There are now 29 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Alabama, as of 5:40 p.m. Monday. There are still no confirmed cases in Tallapoosa County at this time but numbers are changing rapidly.

All schools, kindergarten through 12th grade, in Alabama will close at the end of Wednesday, March 18 in response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to Gov. Kay Ivey who made the announcement Friday during a press conference. Schools are currently scheduled to reopen April 6.

Despite the productivity of the court system in Alexander City and Dadeville, many notable cases remain to be adjudicated.

Horseshoe Bend Regional Library bookmobile librarian Myra Abrams catalogued books while waiting for visitors outside the Bud T. Porch Center on Friday. The bookmobile made its monthly stop to Alexander City and made detours at Cooper Headstart and Gunter Housing.