SCHD reports Telfair County’s first confirmed COVID-19 cases

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HELENA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Georgia Department of Public Health’s South Central Health District says Telfair County has its first two confirmed COVID-19 cases.

Both are incarcerated and are isolated from the general prison population, according to a news release sent by the district Thursday afternoon.

SCHD has 30 confirmed cases as of 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, April 2:

  • ‪Laurens 14‬
  • Pulaski 5‬
  • Dodge 5‬
  • Telfair 2‬
  • Bleckley 1‬
  • Johnson 1 ‬
  • Wheeler 1‬
  • Wilcox 1 ‬
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