March 12th, 2020 – 4:30 PM
Georgia Govener, Brian Kemp and the DPH –
At 3 PM on Thursday, Governor Kemp and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) held a press conference where they confirmed the first death from Coronavirus in Georgia.
The individual, a sixty-seven year old male, was hospitalized at WellStar Kennestone since testing positive for COVID-19 on March 7. In addition to being infected with coronavirus disease, this individual also had underlying medical conditions.
Governor Kemp also updated the public about all the new potential new cases of COVID-19 in the state, called on families in GA to watch out for the elderly in our communities, and spoke on school and government agency cancellations/closings.
For more details on this, please see the video below: