Another local school system has announced its plans to cancel fall sports as a preventative measure against the novel Coronavirus.

Birmingham City Schools announced Monday(July 27) that middle school sports have been cancelled for Fall 2020. This cancellation includes football. The school system says it will continue to monitor data from the Alabama Department of Public Health before making a decision for sports in Spring of 2021.

The statement from Birmingham City Schools came on the same day that Greene and Sumter County School Systems announced the cancellation of fall sports for the first nine weeks of the new semester.

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