Continuing Coverage: COVID-19 in South Georgia

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By: WCTV Eyewitness News

The COVID-19 coronavirus has caused many local governments in our area to enact curfews, call for state of emergencies and limit services like dining at restaurants.

Below you can find how each county across South Georgia has responded to the coronavirus pandemic. This story will be updated with new information daily.

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COVID-19 Cases

As of Thursday's 6:30 p.m. update from the Georgia Department of Public Health, there are 10,885 cases of COVID-19 statewide. Additionally, DPH is reporting 412 coronavirus deaths in Georgia.

Below is the number of cases reported by the DPH in our local counties.

  • Berrien - 6
  • Brooks - 17 (one death)
  • Clinch - 3
  • Colquitt - 79 (five deaths)
  • Cook - 6
  • Decatur - 25
  • Echols - 2
  • Grady - 13
  • Lanier - 5
  • Lowndes - 53 (one death)
  • Miller - 9
  • Mitchell - 118 (13 deaths)
  • Seminole - 13
  • Thomas - 72 (three deaths)

    The State of Georgia says there are 951 positive cases in the state but it is not known which county to assign them to.

    For more on the State of Georgia's COVID-19 data, click here.

    You can find a county-by-county map with a breakdown of coronavirus cases below.

    COVID-19 Deaths

    Only one death has been reported in our area, a 66-year-old man from Lowndes County.


    Several South Georgia counties or cities have enacted curfews during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click on the county or city name to learn more about the curfew.

  • Moultrie
  • Adel
  • Bainbridge
  • Barwick
  • Coolidge
  • Pelham

    Stay-At-Home Orders

    In an effort to halt the rapid spread of COVID-19, some counties have enacted stay-at-home orders in an effort to have people go out only for essential travel/business.

  • Moody Air Force Base
  • Lowndes County

    State of Emergency Declaration

    Several counties have made declarations of a state of emergency. Each declaration is a bit different - click on the county to learn more.

  • Bainbridge
  • Thomasville
  • Pelham

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