Alabama schools report 13,000 COVID-19 cases in two-week period
Alabama schools reported 13,000 coronavirus cases in a two-week period on Friday, according to data from the Alabama Department of Public Health and the Alabama State Department of Education.
The data shows a total of 9,195 cases were recorded this week in schools across the state, and 4,337 cases reported in the previous week.
The number could be higher, because only 84 of the 143 school districts have reported their data, according to the dashboard.
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