Latest Atlanta coronavirus news: Deaths from COVID-19 pass 2,100; cases pass 48K

There are at least 2,102 deaths and 48,207 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Georgia

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This blog will be updated throughout Tuesday, June 2, with news and details of COVID-19 in Georgia. Beginning today, the Department of Public Health will be updating its numbers only once each day, at 3 p.m.

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3 p.m.: The AJC is keeping track of reported coronavirus deaths and cases across Georgia, as reported by the Department of Public Health. There are now at least 2,102 deaths in Georgia and 48,207 cases.

1:30 p.m.: DeKalb County will host another big food giveaway this weekend, distributing some 36 tons of produce and protein to residents in need. Tyler Estep has the info you need.

1:30 p.m.: Fulton County has delayed re-opening some government offices to employees because of the civil unrest, Ben Brasch reports.

1:30 p.m.: Marlon Walker reports that DeKalb Schools Superintendent Ramona Tyson will present a re-entry plan for schools.

1:30 p.m.: You might need to call a repair person during the pandemic, and Rosalind Bentley has tips for letting them safely in your home.

12:30 p.m. J.D. Capelouto reports that DeKalb is opening a new COVID-19 free testing site, but closing another.

12:30 p.m.: Roswell announced extended hours for the Recycling Center and that it has resumed accepting large items for curbside trash pickup, David Ibata reports.

11:45 a.m.: The city of Kennesaw will open up more areas where children can play at two of its parks. Kristal Dixon has the details.

9:30 a.m.: DeKalb County's Emergency Management Agency will distribute reusable masks, hand sanitizer and food at a site near Decatur today. Tyler Estep has the details.

9:30 a.m.: As the pandemic alters wedding plans, Spanx CEO and founder Sara Blakely lends her own wedding dress to a Smyrna bride, Shelia M. Poole reports.

9:30 a.m.: Wendell Brock reports that A taste of Israel returns to the Beltline amid pandemic and curfew.


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