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Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth is calling for schools to be closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, according to a tweet that was posted this morning

Ivey announced the state’s public schools would be closed until April 6.

Ivey, Mackey and State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris will have a joint press conference at 4 p.m. today.