GEORGIA — Here’s a roundup of what’s happening so far today, March 22: (Click here for the previous day)
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- The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Georgia is now 620 with 25 deaths, up from 600 cases and 23 deaths as of 12 p.m. Sunday. We expect to receive updates on cases at 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. every day.
- 11 cases of COVID-19 have been connected to a single gathering in the city of Carrollton. Because of this, City Council just called an emergency meeting and passed ordinances banning gatherings of more than 10 people and closing restaurants to all but takeout.
- The City of East Point has also passed stricter restrictions on restaurants, bars and businesses, which will start Monday.
- A third and fourth Georgia state senator tested positive for coronavirus Sunday.
- Sunday worship services were moved from in-person to online experiences. MORE: Here are some online streaming service options from around metro area churches
- Georgia Kroger stores will designate a senior shopping hour staring Monday from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.
- A Georgia principal’s wife who had been in critical condition with coronavirus is now on the mend, family members told us Sunday.
- Atlanta Public Schools is partnering with Uber to provide discounted rides to and from food distribution centers set up by APS. Use the code APS2020 during meal service times.
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