An epidemiologist’s view on Georgia’s present and future amid pandemic

ManCo Property Service property manager, Cyndee Henry said that most property owners are not forcing their tenets to pay rent if they have lost their job because of the coronavirus. JIM NOELKER/STAFF

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Where does Georgia stand amid this pandemic? What do the models and projections show for the future? That, plus advice for Georgians, on this episode of the Politically Georgia podcast.

In this episode:

  • Host Greg Bluestein and AJC health care reporter Ariel Hart interview Ben Lopman, professor of epidemiology and environmental health at Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University.

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March 27, 2020 Atlanta: GDOT electronic signs across the metro were displaying COVID-19 messages for motorists Monday morning, March 30, 2020, this one on NB I-85 near the Brookwood exchange. For the third day in a row, the number of new coronavirus cases has slowed significantly in Georgia, even as deaths continue to climb. There are now at least 2,809 confirmed cases of the virus statewide, according to the latest data released Monday by the Georgia Department of Public Health. The latest figures are an increase of less than 5% from Sunday’s cases, much less than the average daily growth the state saw last week. Eighty-seven Georgians have died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel virus, up from 83 reported on Sunday. Less than one-third of those infected are hospitalized. JOHN SPINK/JSPINK@AJC.COM



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