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Gov. Kemp: Four new presumptive positive cases of coronavirus in Georgia

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Posted at 7:48 AM, Mar 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-09 07:55:33-04

The Georgia Department of Public Health is awaiting the confirmation of four new presumptive positive tests for the coronavirus in Georgia residents.

According to the office of Governor Brian Kemp, testing was completed Sunday at the Georgia Public Health Laboratory and the results have been submitted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for verification.

One individual is from Fulton County, another individual is from Cherokee County, and the other two individuals are from Cobb County, but they have no connection to each other.

At this time, all of the individuals are hospitalized, and the sources of their infections are not known.

With the addition of these four presumptive positive cases of COVID-19, there are now six presumptive positives pending confirmatory testing by CDC and five confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Georgia.