Coronavirus Updates: As Georgia Cases Pass 30,000, More Protective Equipment Is Planned To Come

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More than 600 orders of personal protective equipment are now bound for Georgia hospitals, healthcare facilities, and testing sites, according to state health officials. Gov. Brian Kemp announced on Tuesday that this is the largest shipment of PPE to date statewide.  Kemp said the state is also delivering more supplies to Georgia Tech’s CVS test site and the state Department …

Georgia Rep. Jay Powell Dies After Collapsing At Lawmaker Retreat

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The chairman of the powerful Georgia House Rules Committee has died after collapsing at a retreat for lawmakers. State Rep. Jay Powell died after collapsing at a Republican caucus leadership event Monday night at the Brasstown Valley Resort in Young Harris, according to House Speaker David Ralston. The Towns County Sheriff’s Office requested that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation look …