LOCAL UPDATE: No Georgia children have died from the coronavirus

ATLANTA, GA - UNDATED: This undated handout photo from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows a microscopic view of the Coronavirus at the CDC in Atlanta, Georgia. According to the CDC the virus that causes Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) might be a "previously unrecognized virus from the Coronavirus family." (Photo by CDC/Getty Images)

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No Georgia children have died from the coronavirus, the state Department of Public Health said Friday.

A report that an 11-year-old DeKalb County boy had died Thursday was an error, a DPH spokeswoman said Friday.

“An unfortunate one by the reporting facility, but the good news is we did not lose a child,” Nancy Nydam, DPH spokeswoman, said in an email to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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The youngest person in Georgia to die from the coronavirus was a 29-year-old Peach County woman.

Statewide, 184 have died out of the 5,831 have been diagnosed with the highly contagious virus, according to the latest numbers released Friday afternoon.

Dougherty County has suffered the most deaths with 30, followed by Fulton with 23 and Cobb with 18.

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