COVID-19 Update In Georgia: 1,140 Deaths; 27,023 Confirmed CasesThe 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) death toll in Georgia, as of the time of the report on May 1, 2020 is 1,140 and the number of confirmed cases is 27,023, based on data reported by the Georgia Department of Public Health.
Georgia DPH COVID-19 Update: All Symptomatic Individuals Now Eligible For Testing, More Test Sites OpenAny Georgia residents with COVID-19 symptoms can now be tested for the virus, according the the Georgia Department of Public Health.
COVID-19: Amazon Hiring 75,000 Additional Workers Due To Increased DemandOne month after announcing plans to hire 100,000 employees, Amazon officials said they are hiring an additional 75,000 workers.
COVID-19 Briefing: Gov. Kemp, Health Officials Discuss Expanded Coronavirus Testing, Hospital Surge CapacityIn a briefing on April 13, Governor Brian Kemp said his administration is currently focused on hospital surge capacity, the ability to test more people and protecting the most vulnerable citizens.
COVID-19: CVS Health Opens Drive-Thru Rapid Testing Site at Georgia TechGovernor Brian Kemp announces rapid drive-through COVID-19 testing at Georgia Tech through partnership with CVS.
COVID-19: Atlanta-Area Doctors Discuss How To Handle Anxiety, Stress During The PandemicAs the number of coronavirus cases continues to climb, Psychiatrist Dr. Bruce Hoffman said it’s sparking more fear and panic in his patients than he’s seen in his 40 years of practice.
Resources For Local Businesses Needing Help During CoronavirusWhether you need to apply for a small business loan or find new ways to connect with customers during this time, Patch is here to help.
$10M Emergency Funding Approved By Fulton County: GA CoronavirusFulton County will spend $10 million to provide coronavirus support to residents and small businesses.
COVID-19: Atlanta Public Schools Holds Media Roundtable To Give District UpdateAtlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Carstarphen held a virtual media roundtable on April 2 to discuss the schools closing for the rest of the school year and several initiatives.
COVID-19: Home Depot Limits Number Of Customers In Stores, Increases Paid Time Off For EmployeesHome Depot announced plans for added safety measures and employee benefits in response to COVID-19.
Coronavirus In Georgia: What To Do If You Have SymptomsIf Georgians are worried that they have the coronavirus, here are recommendations from experts on what to do.