Coronavirus

Madison County has its second confirmed case of coronavirus.

The Georgia Department of Public Health listed two cases for Madison County in its 7 p.m. COVID-19 updated.

There is no information identifying coronavirus patients within the report. Danielsville Baptist Church reported this week that its pastor, Robert Burt, was in intensive care in Athens after testing positive for the virus.

Madison County Emergency Management Director Bobby Smith said the Georgia Emergency Management Agency area coordinator said the average time frame for test results is around three-to-six days.

UPDATE: Georgia Department of Health noon Thursday report:

The numbers: 1,525 total cases in the state, 473 hospitalized, 48 deaths, 8,926 tests conducted in Georgia, two Madison County cases, 24 in Clarke County, 7 in Oconee County, 4 in Barrow County, one in Jackson County.

The report is available at:

https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report

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