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Archbold Memorial Hospital reports six cases of COVID-19

Posted: 6:57 PM, Mar 24, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-26 14:49:54-04
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THOMASVILLE, GA (WTXL) - — Thomasville's Archbold Memorial Hospital is reporting that they've received six positive tests for COVID-19.

According to officials, they've received six positive test results of the patients they've tested. Two of those patients are now at home.

They've received 42 negative results and have 122 pending test results. The patients who have pending test results have been sent home.

No deaths have been reported.

"We’ve received many questions from individuals wanting to know patient information concerning gender, age and other personal information we cannot share because of federal patient privacy laws," health officials wrote in a statement. "It’s important we help those in the community know that although we understand their concerns, it’s critical we uphold these laws."

Despite Archbold Memorial's reports, the Georgia Department of Public Health has not officially reported any COVID-19 cases in Thomas County. You can see the state's COVID-19 numbers here.

Their screening totals are as follows:

 Archbold Memorial Hospital Total Positive Inpatients – 4
 Archbold Memorial Hospital Total Inpatients Awaiting Test Results – 16
 Brooks County Hospital Total Positive Inpatients – 0
 Brooks County Hospital Total Inpatients Awaiting Test Results – 0
 Grady General Hospital Total Positive Inpatients – 0
 Grady General Hospital Total Inpatients Awaiting Test Results – 3
 Mitchell County Hospital Total Positive Inpatients – 0
 Mitchell County Hospital Total Inpatients Awaiting Test Results – 3
 Glenn-Mor Nursing Home Total Positive Residents – 0
 Glenn-Mor Nursing Home Total Awaiting Results – 0
 Mitchell County Convalescent Total Positive Residents – 0
 Mitchell County Convalescent Total Awaiting Results – 0
 Pelham Parkway Nursing Home Total Positive Residents – 0
 Pelham Parkway Nursing Home Total Awaiting Results – 8
 Archbold Pinetree Screening Site Total Positive Patients – 0
 Archbold Pinetree Screening Site Total Negative Results – 8
 Archbold Pinetree Screening Site Total Awaiting Test Results* - 61

*Patients awaiting results from an outpatient site will be notified by their primary care provider when results are available


Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville has reported their first two patients to test positive for coronavirus.

Now, the city taking steps in response.

The city building, engineering, tourism, police department, fire rescue and golf course will all be closed starting Monday. The only people allowed in will be employees. The city and local government are still working but want to close to the general public.

You can still pay for utilities online or over the phone.