The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) announced that North Georgia has new confirmed cases of COVID-19.
As of Wednesday, March 19, Hall County has three confirmed cases and Forsyth is up to two confirmed cases.
Public health officials stated Tuesday, that there were 146 confirmed cases statewide but by noon Wednesday, Georgia had a total of 197 confirmed cases and three deaths, two most recent from Albany.
The DPH updates their reports daily at noon here.
The CDC says, “If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice.” Majority of Georgia hospitals and urgent cares are asking the public to call ahead instead of showing up for medical attention or to dial 911. For a full list of what to do if you think you are sick, visit CDC.gov.