5 new presumed positive COVID-19 cases in Georgia, Kemp says


ATLANTA, Ga. (WSAV) – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is waiting for test results from the CDC on five new presumptive positive cases of COVID-19, Governor Brian Kemp said late Monday night.

Kemp made the announcement after holding a press conference to discuss the coronavirus in the state earlier Monday afternoon. Watch the full presser, HERE.

As of late Monday night, confirmed cases and presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 are broken down as follows:

Confirmed COVID-19 cases (six total):

  • Fulton County: three cases
  • Floyd County: one case
  • Polk County: one case
  • Cobb County: one case

Presumptive Positive COVID-19 cases (11 total):

  • Fulton County: two cases
  • Cobb County: three cases
  • Fayette County: one case
  • DeKalb County: two cases
  • Gwinnett County: two cases
  • Cherokee County: one case

Kemp again stated that the overall risk of COVID-19 to the general public is low, and said elderly people and individuals with chronic medical conditions may have increased risk.

WSAV has the latest updates on the coronavirus, HERE.

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