Georgia Gov. Renews COVID-19 Restrictions, Extends Public Health Emergency Until September
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- Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has extended the state's public health emergency and coronavirus restrictions as cases continue to spike in the state
- The restrictions limit gatherings of people up to 50 people and sheltering in place for those living in long-term care facilities
- The new order was made on Friday and takes effect immediately
- Kemp also mentioned in his statement that the state plans to ramp up testing and hospital surge capacity, and provide more resources to cities and countries in the fight against the outbreak
- Currently, Georgia has more than 171,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus with a death toll of 3,674