New COVID outbreak at Buckhead nursing home infects nearly 30
Channel 2 Action News learned there has been a new breakout of COVID-19 at a Buckhead nursing home. Nearly 30 people are now sick, after seven residents with the virus died at the facility in an earlier outbreak, according to numbers provided by the state. Read the full article:... Read more
Strong storms produce tornado warnings in Georgia
Strong storms spawned by the remnants of Hurricane Delta moved across north Georgia Saturday night, producing dozens of tornado warnings. Damage reports were just starting to come in Saturday night. In Covington, a homeless shelter was damaged according to county officials. Officials with the shelter said there were about... Read more
Concerns about rapid testing not being reported in Georgia
What happens if you take a rapid test and test positive? You won’t be counted as part of Georgia’s confirmed cases. You’ll be listed as a “probable case.” “We’re the last southern state to not be doing this,” said Dr. Amber Schmidtke, a public health microbiologist. Read the full... Read more
Educators sue state, Paulding County over school reopening
In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Fulton County Superior Court, the Georgia Association of Educators say Governor Brian Kemp, state education officials, DPH Commissioner Kathleen Toomey and Paulding County school officials were reckless by opening school buildings during the COVID-19 pandemic as the school year started. Read the full... Read more
COVID death count of health care workers still inaccurate, report says
Bruce Davis died alone from COVID-19 in an Augusta hospital. It was in March. He was 90 miles from his Milledgeville home, his wife of nearly 24 years, their four children and the church he presided over each Sunday. Bruce Davis was a supervisor at Central State Hospital where... Read more

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