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This blog will be updated throughout Monday, April 27, with news and details of COVID-19 in Georgia.
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.
OVER THE WEEKEND
- COVID-19 death toll in Ga. increases to 916; confirmed cases 23,481
- Waffle House to resume dine-in service Monday
- Georgia launches new test sites in rural areas as grim milestones near
- “New restaurant world” begins Monday
- PHOTOS: Finding festive time among pandemic
On second day of state’s reopening plan, Georgians hit trails, gyms
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