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First COVID-19 Related Death Reported for Brooks County

      Quitman – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed a COVID-19 related death of a resident in Brooks County. The individual was an 87-year old male with underlying medical conditions. He was not hospitalized.       “Our heart goes out to his family and loved ones at this time,” said […]

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First COVID-19 Related Death Reported for Tift County

Tifton – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed a COVID-19 related death of a resident in Tift County. The person was a 62-year old female with underlying medical conditions who was hospitalized at Tift Regional Medical Center.  “We are saddened to hear of the passing of another resident of […]

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First COVID-19 case confirmed in Echols County

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has received confirmation of the first COVID-19 case in Echols County. The individual is not hospitalized and the source of exposure is unknown. To receive the most recent total case counts for any county in Georgia, please refer to the Georgia Department of Public Health […]

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First COVID-19 case confirmed in Lanier County

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has received confirmation of the first COVID-19 case in Lanier County. The individual is currently hospitalized, and the source of exposure is unknown. To receive the most recent total case counts for any county in Georgia, please refer to the Georgia Department of Public Health […]

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Berrien, Cook see first COVID-19 cases

Total South Health District case count 50 The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has received confirmation of six new cases of COVID-19. Four individuals are residents of Tift County, one individual is a resident of Berrien County, and one individual is a resident of Cook County. These are the first confirmed […]

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First COVID-19 case confirmed in Brooks County

Brings total South Health District case count to 44 The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has received confirmation of four new cases of COVID-19. Two individuals are residents of Tift County, one individual is a resident of Turner County, and one individual is a resident of Brooks County. This is the […]

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40 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Health District

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has received confirmation of one new case of COVID-19. The individual is a resident of Tift County. The investigation surrounding this case is ongoing. At this time, South Health District has 40 confirmed cases of COVID-19 throughout the District which includes ten counties throughout South […]

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Five new COVID-19 cases confirmed in South Health District

Brings total COVID-19 case count to 39 The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has received confirmation of five new cases of COVID-19. Four individuals are residents of Lowndes County and one is a resident of Tift County. The investigations surrounding these cases are ongoing. We are aware of a discrepancy in […]

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Seven new COVID-19 cases confirmed in South Health District

Brings total COVID-19 case count to 34 The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has received confirmation of seven new cases of COVID-19. Four individuals are residents of Tift County, two are residents of Lowndes County and one is a resident of Ben Hill County. The investigations surrounding these cases are ongoing. […]

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First COVID-19 Related Death in Lowndes County

Total case count for District is 27 Valdosta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed the District’s first COVID-19 related death of a resident in Lowndes County. The person was a 66-year old male with underlying medical conditions who was hospitalized at South Georgia Medical Center.  “Our thoughts go […]