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Local News on COVID-19 Pandemic

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After suffering its first loss of the season Friday to Macon-East, Edgewood was hoping to get back on the field as quickly as possible to get back on the winning track. However, that will not be possible for another two weeks as the Wildcats have canceled this week’s game at Pike Liberal Art…

Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Andrew McCutchen came out and stated the same frustrations so many baseball fans across the country have shared over the past week but from a different perspective. 

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The Wetumpka football team has shut down its in-person workouts this week after learning two players tested positive for COVID-19, Wetumpka coach Tim Perry told The Herald on Thursday. The AHSAA does not have a set list of guidelines for teams to follow in cases of a positive test but the co…

As of 1 p.m. Wednesday, the Alabama Department of Public Health reported 38,442 total confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state which is an increase of 906 new cases in the last 24 hours.

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As of 12:30 p.m. Monday, there are cumulatively 36,682 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state which is an increase of 2,077 new cases in the last 48 hours. With today's increase, there have been nearly 4,000 new cases confirmed in the last four days alone.

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As new cases continue to be added in double digits nearly every day in Elmore County, a local doctor gave his outlook on what Elmore County can expect related to COVID-19 as time passes.

Since the beginning of June, AHSAA teams have been allowed to return to summer workouts. Some held off an extra week while others hit the ground running, but a few, like Wetumpka’s volleyball squad, waited as long as possible before resuming work.

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As of 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Alabama Department of Public Health is reporting cumulatively 26,914 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state which is an increase of 390 new cases in the last day.

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The Poarch Band of Creek Indians announced in a press release Wind Creek Wetumpka Casino reopened to the public today.