ATLANTA — Here’s a roundup of what’s happening so far today, May 18: (Click here for the previous day)
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- The state’s number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is up to 37,910 and 1,612 deaths as of 12 p.m. Monday. The Georgia Department of Public Health says it will update its website with new data at 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
- Gov. Kemp announced Georgia now ranks No. 21 out of 54 states and territories on the current percentage of population that has been tested. Georgia ranks eighth out of 23 states that have more than 5 million people.
- Gwinnett County is launching its summer meals program for students. You can pick up breakfast and lunch at 18 parks across the county. Here’s a list of all of the locations.
- Early voting begins Monday for Georgia’s primary. Voters will stand at least 6 feet apart and will use hand sanitizer before walking in.
- Goodwill reopens after being closed for nearly 2 months. The stores have been sanitized and people can drop off donations again.
- More than 4.7 million people worldwide – including nearly 1.5 million in the United States – have been infected with the new coronavirus, and the number of deaths from the outbreak continues to rise
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