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Tift Regional Medical Center treating 15 new COVID-19 cases

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Posted at 11:11 AM, Mar 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-31 11:16:01-04

TIFT COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL) — Southwell Healthcare System has confirmed 41 positive cases of COVID-19 and 15 of those cases are now inpatients at Tift Regional Medical Center.

Health officials say these confirmed cases are of people who were tested at a Southwell facility and they may or may not be from Tift County.

The Georgia Department of Public Health report reflects cases by county of residence only; not where the patient is being treated or where they received a test.

Be sure to visit Georgia Department of Public Health's website at 12 pm and 7 pm for current reports by county.

Southwell officials are encouraging individuals to call 229-353-2819 if you are experiencing symptoms before arriving at any facilities.