Ivey extends Safer at Home order; beaches remain open
Gov. Kay Ivey is extending Alabama’s Safer at Home order through July 31.
The order, in place since May 1, was set to expire Friday. Ivey is extending the order through the end of July as COVID case numbers in Alabama continue to rise.
“This is an unprecedented event in our state, our country and our world,” Ivey said in making the announcement from Montgomery. “We are learning to live with this disease and need to continue to do what we need to do to avoid another total shutdown.”
Ivey also warned that if case numbers continue to grow and hospitals are strained, “we reserve the right to reverse course.”
The Safer at Home order will expire July 31 at 5 p.m.
The order requires entertainment venues, gyms, childcare facilities and close-contact service providers such as salons…