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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cases of COVID-19 are now emerging in Southwest Georgia, far from the state epicenter of the outbreak in metro Atlanta.  

Officials at Phoebe Putney Hospital in Albany say they have seen eight confirmed cases of COVID-19. Five of those people are being treated in the main Albany hospital with the remaining three recovering in their homes.

WALB News 10

We spoke by phone to people from McRae, Plains and Valdosta about how Hurricanes may be the new normal for South Georgia.