“Not at all,” a student responded when asked about being concerned about the pandemic, according to Yahoo Sports.
Alabama’s state health officer renewed an order Dec. 9 that people “shall wear a mask” unless seated at a restaurant, eating or drinking, according to USA Today. That same order limited groups to eight people and required 6 feet of separation between groups.
Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox issued a public service message last week urging compliance with COVID-19-related spacing rules during Monday’s game.
Tuscaloosa Police Chief Brent Blankley reiterated that message Monday.
The Tuscaloosa News reported Monday the scenes violated public health orders from Maddox and the Alabama state health office.
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey extended an order that “Individuals will be required to wear a mask or other facial covering when in public and in close contact with other people” through Jan. 22.