Political Rewind: Governor Wrestles With Issuing Sweeping Restrictions

Mar 20, 2020

Friday on Political Rewind, a sharp rise in the number of coronavirus cases in Georgia as COVID-19 spreads to hotspots outside metro Atlanta. News out of Albany in southwest Georgia is particularly worrying as cases grow there.

Are there enough health care resources in rural areas to keep people safe?


And, Gov. Brian Kemp says he will not yet place new restrictions on public gatherings, instead insisting people should voluntarily take steps to stop the spread of the virus.

Panelists:

Jim Galloway – Lead Political Writer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Charlie Hayslett – Owner, Hayslett Group

Patricia Murphy – Capital Correspondent, Georgia Public Broadcasting