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TIFTON – Tift County reported one COVID-19-related death and one case in the past week – the first report of either in several weeks, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON – Tift County reported one COVID-19-related death and four new cases during the past week, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON – While Tift County reported about a half-dozen new COVID-19 cases in the past week – about half the number of cases from the previous week, the county reported two more virus-related deaths, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON – While Tift County reported about 30 new COVID-19 cases in the past week  – about the same number of cases from the previous week, the county reported three more virus-related deaths, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON – While Tift County reported less than 100 new COVID-19 cases in the past week – the lowest numbers reported in the past few weeks, the county reported six virus-related deaths, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON – Tift County reported more than 200 new COVID-19 cases in the past week and two virus-related deaths, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON – Tift County reported more than 250 new COVID-19 cases in the past week and three virus-related deaths, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON – Tift County reported more than 400 news COVID-19 cases in the past week and one virus-related death, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

VALDOSTA – Health officials want to remind employers that it is not recommended to require a negative COVID-19 test before allowing employees to return to work after they have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement from the Georgia Department of Public Health South Health District.

TIFTON – The omicron variant is surging throughout South Georgia, health officials said, and Tift County is included in that spike of cases. 

TIFTON – Tift County surpassed 5,000 COVID-19 cases last week since the start of the pandemic – with more than 80 new cases reported in a week, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON — Southwell is taking steps at its facilities to prepare for a post-holiday surge of COVID-19 patients, hospital officials said in a statement.

TIFTON – Tift County has reported two COVID-19-related deaths in the past week and 10 new virus cases, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON – Tift County has reported no COVID-19-related deaths in the past week and 10 new virus cases, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON – Tift County reported no COVID-19-related deaths in the past week and less than 10 new virus cases, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON – Tift County reported one COVID-19-related death in the past week and about 10 new virus cases, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON – Tift County reported no COVID-19-related deaths in the past week and less than 10 new virus cases, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON – Tift County reported three COVID-19-related death and less than 10 new virus cases during the past week, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON – Tift County reported one COVID-19-related death and less than 10 new virus cases during the past week, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON – Tift County reported two COVID-19-related deaths and about a dozen new virus cases during the past week, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON – Tift County has reported three COVID-19-related deaths and about 30 new virus cases during the past week, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON—The Tift County Board of Education approved a COVID-19 vaccination initiative for Tift County School employees.

TIFTON – Tift County has reported six COVID-19-related deaths and more than 30 new virus cases during the past week, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

VALDOSTA — Georgia has reported nearly 23,000 deaths, officially reporting 22,920 people have died from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health Tuesday.

TIFTON – Tift County has reported five COVID-19-related deaths and about 30 new virus cases during the past week, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Like many industries where low pay is a challenge in hiring and keeping employees, staff shortages have spread to child care centers in various communities.

TIFTON – Tift County has reported one COVID-19-related death and about 40 new virus cases during the past week, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON – Tift County has reported five COVID-19-related deaths and about 60 new virus cases during the past week, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON – Tift County has reported one COVID-19-related death and more than 60 new virus cases during the past week, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

ADEL — All students in Cook County Schools will return to classrooms next week.

OCILLA — Irwin County is going back to in-classroom learning.

TIFTON – Tift County has reported one COVID-19-related death and more than 160 new virus cases during the past week, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON – Tift County reported 19 new virus cases at the end of the week, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health late last week.

“It feels like it just doesn’t end.’’

TIFTON – Tift County has reported two COVID-19-related deaths and nearly 200 new virus cases in the past several days, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health Thursday.

VALDOSTA — Georgia reported an increase of nearly 8,000 new COVID-19 cases, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health Thursday.

TIFTON — Hispanic and Latinx heritage festival La Fiesta del Pueblo, which was set to be held on the last Saturday of September, has been canceled.

TIFTON – Tift County reported more than 200 new virus cases in the past week, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON – Tift County has experienced a dramatic surge in new COVID-19 cases, according to a statement released Wednesday by the South Health District.

ASHBURN — Schools in Turner County have been closed until Aug. 27 due to a rise in COVID-19 cases among students and employees, the school system said Tuesday on its Facebook page.

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Gov. Brian Kemp spoke at a press conference Aug. 16.

ATLANTA—As many hospitals across the states near capacity amid another COVID surge, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Monday the state will more than double the amount of staff in hospitals across Georgia.  

TIFTON – Tift County reported another COVID-19-related death and eight new virus cases in the past few days, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health late last week.

Hospitals across the South are nearing a breaking point as the COVID-19 delta variant surges, patients flood emergency rooms and nurses, doctors and respiratory therapists near exhaustion.  

FITZGERALD — Ben Hill County schools will be closed starting Friday and lasting through Aug. 20, a letter from the school system said.

TIFTON – Tift County has reported one COVID-19-related death and more than 200 new virus cases in the past few days, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health Thursday.

ATLANTA — Georgia is approaching nearly 50% of its residents having received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, though it is still among the top 10 states with the lowest vaccination rates.  

TIFTON – Tift County has reported two COVID-19-related deaths and more than 100 new virus cases in the past week, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

TIFTON — Due to the recent surge of COVID-19 cases, Southwell re-opened its drive-thru COVID-19 testing site Friday, Aug. 6, at the Tift Regional Community Events Center and is increasing its number of vaccination locations.

TIFTON — Tift Regional Medical Center is now on its tightest restrictions. Southwell has posted to Facebook that effective Aug. 5, the hospital and its outpatient services are operating at purple, the tightest restrictions.

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