House speaker wants Georgia primary delayed till summer
House Speaker David Ralston called for Georgia’s presidential primary to be postponed again because of the coronavirus, saying Thursday that state legislators should weigh in before holding an election with large numbers of mailed ballots. Read the full article: Read more
Gov. Kemp keeps public schools closed through April 24
Gov. Brian Kemp Thursday ordered Georgia’s public schools closed through April 24 as cases of coronavirus continue to rise. Read the full article: Capitol Beat News Service  Read more
Wellstar creates virtual screening tool for coronavirus
The tool “helps evaluate potential COVID-19-related illness,” provides links to relevant resources and information and “suggests a next course of action,” according to a news release. Read the full article: Marietta Daily Journal  Read more
GBI crime lab diverts autopsies after employee exposure
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s crime lab in Macon is no longer performing autopsies after an employee came into contact with a person with a fever, a GBI spokeswoman said. Read the full article: Macon Telegraph Read more
Kemp to headline televised town hall on coronavirus
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp will headline an hour-long town hall event Thursday to discuss the growing coronavirus pandemic that will be broadcast on the six major channels in Atlanta. Read the full article: Read more

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