Two inmates and one employee at the DeKalb County Jail tested positive for Covid19 in March, according to DeKalb Sheriff Melody Maddox. Now, all of the 1,383 inmates at the DeKalb County Jail are under a 14-day quarantine that started earlier this week.
As of Saturday at noon, the number of cases had risen to 2,366, with the number of coronavirus-related deaths is now at 69. Officials say 617 patients are hospitalized due to the virus.
Sophia Mendoza said her son, being held in federal custody at Santa Rita Jail on a weapons charge, is a prime example of someone who needs to be released.
The company said it would launch the test next week to select health care facilities that deliver urgent care.
“We are so grateful to our community for rising up and helping us get so many pets into wonderful homes.”
Many people are following the latest about the Coronavirus and want to help, especially when it comes to nurses and doctors who are busy treating patients. Now members of a church in Canton are using Chick-fil-a reward points to feed people.
An Athens gun store owner is suing Athens-Clarke County government over its shelter-in-place ordinance during the coronavirus pandemic. The owner calls the order "unconstitutional."
Commissioner Butler said last week a little more than 12,000 Georgians filed unemployment claims. More than double the amount of claims the week before.
The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners has issued a 'stay-at-home' order that includes all 16 cities due to the on-going coronavirus pandemic. Chairman Charlotte Nash was joined by all the mayors of the county in issuing the order which is effective Saturday through April 13.
DeKalb County has updated its state of emergency adding a “shelter-in-place” order.
Two of the big names from "The Walking Dead" have opened a pop-up grocery store and they are offering some of the hardest-to-find items including sanitizer and toilet paper. Norman Reedus and Greg Nicotero tell FOX 5 that it’s their way of helping the Georgia town that means so much to the show.
House Speaker David Ralston has asked Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to postpone the general primary until at least June.
A coffee shop worker serving customers at Atlanta City Hall tests positive for coronavirus.
Gwinnett County has placed 46 work release inmates under quarantine after someone on their dorm tested positive for covid-19. That first positive case was discovered earlier this week. The resident was sent home and his entire dorm — L dorm — sealed off.
An 84-year-old Atlanta mother who lost her daughter to the coronavirus admits it has been days since she's had so much fun.
Public safety consultant Dr. Cedric Alexander insists there is much more at stake for first responders when it comes to the fight against COVID-19. He's now appealing to the public to stay home and follow guidelines for social distancing set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Serta Simmons Bedding is sending 10,000 mattresses to New York.
Staying at home in quarantine can impact teens and adults in different ways, and one family therapist has some tips to help your family stay home more peacefully.
While practicing social distancing, these church doors are always open to first responders and law enforcement
Fulton County’s coronavirus cases far outnumber the other counties across the state.