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Gov. Kemp: 67-year-old is Georgia's first coronavirus death

Posted at 12:48 PM, Mar 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-12 12:49:37-04

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has announced that a 67-year-old man is the state's first death from coronavirus.

Kemp said Thursday that the man tested positive for the virus March 7 and was hospitalized at WellStar Kennestone.

Kemp said the man had “underlying medical conditions."