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Two New COVID-19 Related Deaths Reported for Brooks County

QUITMAN – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed two new COVID-19 related deaths of residents of Brooks County. One individual was a 92-year old female with underlying medical conditions. One individual was a 87-year old male with underlying medical conditions. Neither individual was hospitalized.        “Our hearts go out to the […]

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One New COVID-19 Related Death Reported for Brooks County

QUITMAN – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed one new COVID-19 related death of a resident of Brooks County. The individual was a 88-year old female with underlying medical conditions. She was hospitalized. “We are saddened to learn of the passing of another resident of our district,” said William […]

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First COVID-19 Related Death Reported for Cook County

Three new deaths reported across district The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed three new COVID-19 related deaths. One individual was a resident of Cook County, one person was a resident of Tift County and one was a resident of Turner County. The Cook County individual was a 77-year old […]

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Expanded Testing For COVID-19 In Georgia

Revised Testing Criteria and Increased Number of Test Sites Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health(DPH) is increasing the number of specimen collection sites statewide for COVID-19 testing, and is revising the current testing criteria to accommodate more testing of Georgia residents. Effective immediately, all symptomatic individuals will be eligible for COVID-19 testing. Health […]

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Two New COVID-19 Related Deaths Confirmed

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed two new COVID-19 related deaths. One individual was a resident in Tift County and the other was a resident of Brooks County. The Tift County individual was an 80-year old male with no underlying medical conditions. The Brooks County individual was a 73-year […]

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First COVID-19 Related Death Reported for Lanier County

Third COVID-19 Related Death Reported for Lowndes Lakeland – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed two new COVID-19 related deaths. One individual was a resident in Lanier County and the other was a resident of Lowndes County. The Lanier County individual was a 75-year old female with underlying medical […]

First COVID-19 Related Death in Turner County

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed the first COVID-19 related death of a resident in Turner County. The individual was an 83-year old male with underlying medical conditions.  “We continue to be saddened to hear of the death of residents in our district,” said William R. Grow, MD, FACP, […]

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Second COVID-19 Related Death for Lowndes County

Valdosta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), South Health District has confirmed the second COVID-19 related death of a resident in Lowndes County. The individual was a 90-year old female with underlying medical conditions who was hospitalized at South Georgia Medical Center. “We are saddened to hear of the passing of another resident […]

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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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