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Mayor in Early County announces positive COVID-19 diagnosis

Posted at 7:06 PM, Mar 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-30 19:06:51-04

EARLY COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL) — Blakey Mayor Travis Wimbush has announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a post on his Facebook page.

“There is still a revolutionary work that has to be completed in Blakely, Georgia,” Wimbush wrote on Facebook. “I know that the Creator has called me to collaboratively revitalize our community, so I know that I will recover.”

As of Monday evening, there are 16 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Early County and one coronavirus-related death has been reported.