Testing for coronavirus is expanded to patients who have a doctor's order, CDC says

Federal health officials are expanding testing for the fast-moving outbreak so that any American with a doctor's order can be tested with no restrictions.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WALA) -- The City of Tuscaloosa will issue a curfew later this week in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19. 

Starting on Friday, March 27, the curfew will run from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. 

Curfew exceptions will be made for public safety workers, first responders, employees of utility or communication services, persons seeking essential services or commodities, persons restocking businesses providing essential services or commodities, government employees out as part of their employment, and persons who are homeless. 

Tuscaloosa County has reported 10 cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday afternoon. 

More information about the curfew can be found at www.tuscaloosa.com/covid19.

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