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The latest information from the Georgia Department of Public Health states there are three Grady County residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
Grady General Hospital has three inpatients who have tested positive for the disease, and two inpatients who are awaiting test results, according to the Friday report from Archbold Medical Centers, which operates the hospital.
Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville has 27 positive inpatients, and four inpatients awaiting test results.
As of noon Friday, there are 5,831 positive cases in Georgia, and 184 people in the state have died from COVID-19, 30 of those in Dougherty County, according to D.P.H. Fulton County has lost 23 people to the virus, and Cobb has 18 deaths.
Georgia’s statewide shelter-in-place order begins at 6 p.m. today, Friday, April 3, and lasts through Monday, April 13.
Gov. Brian Kemp’s executive order exempts grocery stores, food pick-up and deliveries. Georgians may also travel to medical appointments and pharmacies. Exercising is allowed outside so long as people keep their distance from each other.

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