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Birmingham’s Woodfin among 4 Alabama mayors with COVID-19

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – The mayors of at least four Alabama cities have been diagnosed with COVID-19 as the illness spreads rapidly across the state following the holidays. The city of Birmingham said Mayor Randall Woodfin was admitted to a hospital with COVID-19 pneumonia on Monday, five days after announcing he tested positive for the new coronavirus. Decatur Mayor Tab…

Poll Workers Contract Covid-19

Poll workers who came in contact with voters on Election Day are reporting they have tested positive for the coronavirus. Public health officials caution that there’s no way to determine yet whether in-person voting on Election Day is to blame as COVID-19 spreads rapidly nationwide. Before the election, officials outfitted polling places with protective gear, sanitizing supplies, and social distancing…

ADOC Reports 2 More Staff Members Have Tested Positive for COVID-19

Two more Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. Via self-reporting, ADOC was informed that a staff member at Camden Community Based Facility/Community Work Center in Camden, Alabama, and another staff member employed at Birmingham Community Based Facility/Community Work Center in Birmingham, Alabama have tested positive for COVID-19. These two individuals have self-quarantined under the…