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March 27 — According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, McDuffie County now has one confirmed case of COVID-19. In a statement this afternoon, McDuffie County officials reported that person was tested at a clinic in Grovetown and has been in voluntary self quarantine since taking the test.

The Georgia Department of Public Health  this afternoon announced that there are now 2,130 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, with 586 patients hospitalized, and there have now been 65 deaths as a result.

No confirmed cases are reported in Warren or Glascock counties. The nearby counties with confirmed cases are Richmond (11), Columbia (10), Lincoln (3) and Wilkes (1). According to the department of public health, those statistics are based on “patient county of residence when known.”

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