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This blog will be updated throughout Monday, May 11, with news and details of COVID-19 in Georgia.
5:45 p.m.: Fulton announces early voting locations, Ben Brasch reports, and asks voters to wear COVID-19 masks.
3:45 p.m.: With many people in metro Atlanta sick, struggling or scared because of the coronavirus outbreak, there’s no shortage of bad actors looking to profit off the pandemic. Zachary Hansen tells you how to protect yourself from counterfeit COVID-19 merchandise and other scams.
1:15 p.m.: Adrianne Murchison reports on a school meal program that was started to help restaurants and food insecure families and has raised $50,000.
1 p.m.: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is keeping track of reported coronavirus deaths and cases across Georgia, as reported by the Department of Public Health. As of midday, there are 1,441 deaths and 33,927 confirmed cases.
1 p.m.: Scott and Seth Avett, of The Avett Brothers, will perform a free concert at 10 p.m. Tbursday on the Atlanta Braves’ Facebook page. Music blogger Melissa Ruggieri has the details.
Noon: Some churches, senior centers and fire stations are shutting their doors because of the coronavirus pandemic, Mark Niesse reports, leaving Georgia voters with fewer places to cast their ballots in the June 9 primary.
10:45 a.m.: In Mark Bradley’s latest column, he ponders whether sports can ever be safe enough without a coronavirus vaccine.
10:45 a.m.: The Hawks’ practice facility in Brookhaven’s Executive Park has officially reopened. As the team begins to use the practice facility again, guidelines from the league will apply. Beat writer Sarah K. Spencer tells you what that means.
10:15 a.m.: After 38 years in business, The Georgian Club has shuttered its doors. Former U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson made the announcement in a letter posted to the club’s website, and Raisa Habersham has the details.
8:45 a.m.: A free coronavirus testing event will be held until 7 p.m. at The House of Hope Atlanta in Decatur, Tyler Estep reports. Testing is free and open to everyone — but preregistration is required.
6 a.m.: The city of Tucker plans to distribute 6,000 surgical-grade masks to people and businesses that need them most. J.D. Capelouto tells you where those masks will go.
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