TROUP COUNTY, Ga. (WTVM) - The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed that Troup County has its first positive test of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
District 4 Public Health officials say they have 12 confirmed cases in their service area, one of which is now confirmed in Troup County.
District 4 Public Health of the Georgia DPH serves Butts, Carroll, Coweta, Fayette, Heard, Henry, Lamar, Meriwether, Pike, Spalding, Troup and Upson counties.
LaGrange city leaders announced on Mar. 14, prior to the confirmation of the positive COVID-19 case, that they would be hosting a Facebook Live discussion about the coronavirus on Mar. 16 at 11:00 a.m. You can join the virtual meeting by clicking here.
The Troup County Sheriff’s Office released a statement saying, in part, “you are no more at risk now than you were one hour ago before the news broke.”
Read the full statement below.
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