Latest Atlanta coronavirus news: 52 more deaths bring state toll to 994

Georgia confirms 24,225 coronavirus cases, 994 deaths

How Long Can , Asymptomatic COVID-19 Carriers , Infect Others?. As we learn more about COVID-19, the vast array of symptoms continues to puzzle health professionals. Some people experience mild symptoms, others experience severe symptoms and some people experience none at all. People who experience no symptoms are called "asymptomatic carriers.". There are some people who are truly infected, but they don’t get sick, Stephen Gluckman, via HuffPost. As of right now, it is not yet clear how many people

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This blog will be updated throughout Monday, April 27, with news and details of COVID-19 in Georgia.

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6:30 p.m.: Two people in Georgia drank liquid cleaning products over the weekend in misguided attempts to ward off COVID-19, according to the Georgia Poison Center. Both men had histories of psychiatric problems, Johnny Edwards reports, and are expected to recover.

2 p.m.: East Lake residents affected by the novel coronavirus will get some help from the Tour Championship, which announced Monday a $3.5 million donation to relief efforts, Raisa Habersham reports.

1 p.m.: The state and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plan to conduct antibody surveys in Fulton and DeKalb counties to try to pinpoint who might have had COVID-19 and better understand the spread of the disease. Scott Trubey has the details.


9:30 a.m.: Restaurants around metro Atlanta have begun to reopen dining rooms today as restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic are lifted. AJC reporters and photographers are capturing the scenes, and you can follow the live blog here.

7 a.m.: Vanessa McCray has the details of a new grant program will help Atlanta child care providers who serve low-income families stay afloat amid the coronavirus pandemic.

6:30 a.m.: Meria Carstarphen, who relinquishes her school chief title at the end of June, pens a lovely letter to the graduating seniors of Atlanta Public Schools. Maureen Downey has the letter in her Get Schooled blog.

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