Latest Atlanta coronavirus news: COVID-19 cases pass 46K, death toll more than 2,000

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Gov. Brian Kemp has indicated he’ll extend coronavirus restrictions on businesses and restaurants that are set to soon expire, and he could also outline new guidelines that allow bars, nightclubs and live performance venues to reopen.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is committed to providing our readers with the most comprehensive coverage of the deadly coronavirus.

This blog will be updated throughout Saturday, May 30, 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 2,004 deaths and 46,331 confirmed cases.

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 2,003 deaths and 46,286 confirmed cases.

11:05 a.m.: Mark Niesse reported polls have opened across the state Saturday for people who want to vote in person amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. However, officials are encouraging people to fill out absentee ballots at home.

7:30 a.m.: Matt Kempner has the details on thousands of Georgians are going back into the office beginning next week.

7:30 a.m.: Helena Oliviero has a round-up of the latest coronavirus news developments over the past week.

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» Tips to keep you safer as Georgia reopens during pandemic

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