Latest Atlanta coronavirus news: Bars, clubs allowed to reopen today

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Among some of the biggest announcements that came out of an afternoon news conference by Gov. Brian Kemp, was that bars and nightclubs will be allowed to reopen June 1.

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This blog will be updated throughout Monday, June 1, with news and details of COVID-19 in Georgia.

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7 p.m.: The AJC is keeping track of coronavirus deaths and cases across Georgia, as reported by the Department of Public Health. This evening, there are at least 2,089 deaths and 47,899 confirmed cases as of Monday evening.

2:45 p.m.: Melissa Ruggieri's Mic Check feature delves into how Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Brent Cobb is spending his time amid the pandemic.

1:40 p.m.: Ligaya Figueras and Yvonne Zusel have the latest on what Atlanta restaurants are doing after suffering damage following this weekend's protests that turned violent.

1:25 p.m.: Melissa Ruggieri has the details on the moving of Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett's "The Stadium Tour" to 2021. The show was set to go on in Truist Park this August.

1 p.m.: The AJC is keeping track of coronavirus deaths and cases across Georgia, as reported by the Department of Public Health. This evening, there are at least 2,074 deaths and 47,618 confirmed cases as of Monday afternoon.

11 a.m.: Mary Welch reports on how Atlantans have coped with dating amid the coronavirus pandemic.

10 a.m.: Ty Tagami repGeorgia school leaders have released new state guidance on how to open in the fallorts Georgia school leaders have released new state guidance on how to open in the fall amid the pandemic.

10 a.m.: Kennesaw has reopened pavilions, dog parks and skateparks to the public. Kristal Dixon has the details.

10 a.m.: Bob Townsend has the details on how Summerhill taproom Halfway Crooks Beer has collaborated with neighboring restaurant  How Crispy Express amid the coronavirus pandemic.

7 a.m.: Nedra Rhone reports on experts and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms concerns that people who took part in protests in metro Atlanta over the weekend should get tested for COVID-19.

6:30 a.m.: Adrianne Murchison has the details on Save the Horses, a rescue farm that's facing financial strain due to the coronavirus pandemic.

5:30 a.m.Ligaya Figueras reports on many bars and clubs allowed to reopen in metro Atlanta, and how some owners say it's too soon.

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