Close to 388,000 people in Georgia have (or have had) the coronavirus, per the state Department of Public Health, which reported 990 new cases as well as nine virus-related deaths on Monday.
According to the latest report by the DPH issued just before 3 pm, there have been 387,930 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the state. A total of 8,471 fatalities have been attributed to the virus. In Floyd County, there were 4,608 confirmed cases and 67 deaths. Fulton County had the state’s highest number of confirmed cases with 33,980 and the most fatalities with 651.
View the COVID-19 Daily Status Report and get information on testing from the Georgia Department of Public Health at www.dph.georgia.gov.
The City of Rome’s Administration has closed city government facilities that involve face to face transactions because of concerns about COVID-19. The public is urged to take advantage of online services at www.romefloyd.com.
According to Sammy Rich, City Manager, “The city is taking these proactive efforts to protect the health and safety of our employees and the public. Face-to-face transactions potentially increase the further spread of the virus; so we encourage citizens to utilize online services.”
The full statement on this development is posted via the City of Rome, GA – Government page on Facebook.