CVS Health opened a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site Monday in Atlanta that could test up to 1,000 Georgians a day and provide results in about 30 minutes. Meanwhile, the state enters its first full week of a stay-at-home order, and coastal leaders are clashing with the governor’s office over access to beaches.
As of 7 p.m. Monday, April 6, there are 7,558 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 294 reported deaths in all but 5 of Georgia’s 159 counties. Over 31,000 tests have been performed by state and commercial labs. The state also says 1,393 people have been hospitalized so far.
Here is the latest coronavirus news from Georgia for Monday, April 6, 2020.