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Free COVID-19 testing now available to the public in Walker County

If you have the following symptoms related to COVID-19 that are pictured below, your first call should be to your primary care physician. Do NOT visit in person without calling first.

Symptoms

Additional symptoms can include chills, shaking, fatigue, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting and diarrhea. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus.


Updated at 3:45 p.m. on 6/2/20

There are 162 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 3 hospitalizations.  NHC Healthcare in Rossville accounts for 51 of the positive cases. 30 patients and 21 employees have tested positive as of Monday, June 1st.

There are 48,207 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 2,102 deaths. 565,612 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 1,178 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 17 deaths
  • 485 cases in Bartow County including 38 deaths
  • 391 cases in Whitfield County including seven deaths
  • 274 cases in Floyd County including 15 deaths
  • 166 cases in Gordon County including 16 deaths
  • 142 cases in Catoosa County
  • 96 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 37 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 25 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 3:25 p.m. on 6/1/20

There are 156 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 3 hospitalizations.  NHC Healthcare in Rossville accounts for 41 of the positive cases. 25 patients and 16 employees have tested positive as of Sunday, May 31st.

There are 47,618 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 2,074 deaths. 562,815 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 1,132 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 15 deaths
  • 478 cases in Bartow County including 39 deaths
  • 382 cases in Whitfield County including seven deaths
  • 266 cases in Floyd County including 15 deaths
  • 163 cases in Gordon County including 16 deaths
  • 135 cases in Catoosa County
  • 93 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 29 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 24 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Walker County to Make Several Operational Changes in June – the Commissioner’s Office, both Tax Commissioner Offices, Mountain Cove Farms Resort and the Walker County Extension Office all reopened to the public this morning.


Updated at 4:00 p.m. on 5/31/20

There are 141 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 3 hospitalizations.  NHC Healthcare in Rossville reported Friday that 25 patients had tested positive.

There are 46,986 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 2,042 deaths. 553,986 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 1,083 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 15 deaths
  • 478 cases in Bartow County including 39 deaths
  • 366 cases in Whitfield County including seven deaths
  • 264 cases in Floyd County including 15 deaths
  • 162 cases in Gordon County including 16 deaths
  • 132 cases in Catoosa County
  • 90 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 28 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 24 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 4:00 p.m. on 5/30/20

There are 139 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 3 hospitalizations.  NHC Healthcare in Rossville reports 25 patients have tested positive.

There are 46,286 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 2,003 deaths. 539,631 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 999 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 15 deaths
  • 478 cases in Bartow County including 38 deaths
  • 345 cases in Whitfield County including seven deaths
  • 260 cases in Floyd County including 15 deaths
  • 158 cases in Gordon County including 16 deaths
  • 132 cases in Catoosa County
  • 90 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 28 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 24 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 3:45 p.m. on 5/29/20

There are 114 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 3 hospitalizations.  There are 45,670 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,974 deaths. 532,007 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 939 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 15 deaths
  • 470 cases in Bartow County including 38 deaths
  • 331 cases in Whitfield County including seven deaths
  • 259 cases in Floyd County including 15 deaths
  • 149 cases in Gordon County including 15 deaths
  • 123 cases in Catoosa County
  • 88 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 28 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 24 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 3:55 p.m. on 5/28/20

There are 109 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 2 hospitalizations.  There are 45,070 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,962 deaths. 523,359 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 843 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 15 deaths
  • 459 cases in Bartow County including 38 deaths
  • 315 cases in Whitfield County including seven deaths
  • 255 cases in Floyd County including 15 deaths
  • 142 cases in Gordon County including 15 deaths
  • 118 cases in Catoosa County
  • 83 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 28 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 24 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 3:30 p.m. on 5/27/20

There are 106 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 2 hospitalizations.  There are 44,421 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,907 deaths. 518,591 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 772 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 15 deaths
  • 455 cases in Bartow County including 38 deaths
  • 308 cases in Whitfield County including seven deaths
  • 248 cases in Floyd County including 15 deaths
  • 140 cases in Gordon County including 15 deaths
  • 114 cases in Catoosa County
  • 82 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 27 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 24 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 3:45 p.m. on 5/26/20

There are 98 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 2 hospitalization.  There are 43,730 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,871 deaths. 514,945 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 717 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 15 deaths
  • 444 cases in Bartow County including 38 deaths
  • 298 cases in Whitfield County including seven deaths
  • 238 cases in Floyd County including 14 deaths
  • 139 cases in Gordon County including 15 deaths
  • 108 cases in Catoosa County
  • 80 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 27 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 24 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 11:30 a.m. on 5/26/20

Walker County Tax Commissioner’s Office in Rock Spring will be closed the rest of the week, following a positive case of COVID-19 at this location

Updated at 1:25 p.m. on 5/25/20

There are 94 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 2 hospitalization.  There are 43,344 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,830 deaths. 513,545 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 640 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 443 cases in Bartow County including 36 deaths
  • 283 cases in Whitfield County including seven deaths
  • 228 cases in Floyd County including 14 deaths
  • 138 cases in Gordon County including 15 deaths
  • 101 cases in Catoosa County
  • 78 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 27 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 24 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 1:35 p.m. on 5/24/20

There are 94 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 2 hospitalization.  There are 42,838 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,824 deaths. 481,954 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 566 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 445 cases in Bartow County including 36 deaths
  • 277 cases in Whitfield County including seven deaths
  • 226 cases in Floyd County including 14 deaths
  • 138 cases in Gordon County including 15 deaths
  • 99 cases in Catoosa County
  • 77 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 27 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 24 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

*There was not update posted on 5/23/20

Updated at 1:15 p.m. on 5/22/20

There are 87 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 2 hospitalization.  There are 41,218 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,785 deaths. 427,249 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 487 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 425 cases in Bartow County including 36 deaths
  • 236 cases in Whitfield County including seven deaths
  • 220 cases in Floyd County including 13 deaths
  • 135 cases in Gordon County including 15 deaths
  • 83 cases in Catoosa County
  • 70 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 22 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths
  • 22 cases in Dade County including one death

 

Updated at 1:25 p.m. on 5/21/20

There are 81 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 40,405 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,754 deaths. 407,731 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 447 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 419 cases in Bartow County including 36 deaths
  • 218 cases in Whitfield County including seven deaths
  • 213 cases in Floyd County including 13 deaths
  • 134 cases in Gordon County including 15 deaths
  • 77 cases in Catoosa County
  • 69 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 20 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 19 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 1:35 p.m. on 5/20/20

There are 79 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 39,647 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,687 deaths. 402,940 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 417 cases in Bartow County including 35 deaths
  • 404 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 202 cases in Whitfield County including seven deaths
  • 197 cases in Floyd County including 13 deaths
  • 132 cases in Gordon County including 15 deaths
  • 76 cases in Catoosa County
  • 67 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 20 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 17 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 1:15 p.m. on 5/19/20

There are 74 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 38,721 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,664 deaths. 378,156 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 405 cases in Bartow County including 35 deaths
  • 376 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 193 cases in Whitfield County including seven deaths
  • 187 cases in Floyd County including 13 deaths
  • 129 cases in Gordon County including 15 deaths
  • 72 cases in Catoosa County
  • 62 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 20 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 17 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 3:30 p.m. on 5/18/20

Rock City begins phased reopening this week for annual passholders and Lookout Mountain resident passholders. A reopening date for all other guests has yet to be determined.

Additional information about reopening plans, including new safety measures and operating procedures is available here: http://www.seerockcity.com/c19/

Updated at 1:25 p.m. on 5/18/20

There are 74 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 38,081 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,642 deaths. 364,289 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 384 cases in Bartow County including 35 deaths
  • 368 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 186 cases in Floyd County including 13 deaths
  • 182 cases in Whitfield County including six deaths
  • 128 cases in Gordon County including 15 deaths
  • 71 cases in Catoosa County
  • 60 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 20 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 15 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Testing locally is being relocated from the Walker County Civic Center to the Walker County Health Department. Call (706) 802-5329, (706) 802-5885, (706) 802-5886, (706) 802-5888 for an appointment.

Updated at 9:00 a.m. on 5/18/20

Due to COVID-19, advance voting for the combined General Primary and Presidential Preference Primary begins today at the Walker County Courthouse, located at 103 S Duke Street in LaFayette.

This location, which is the only advanced voting location, will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday through June 5th. This location will also be available on Saturday, May 30th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Elections staff ask that voters be patient with them as they attempt to remain within CDC guidelines to create a safe voting experience, which includes social distancing and keeping voting equipment sanitized.

On Election Day, June 9th, voting will be regular precinct locations from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Updated at 4:25 p.m. on 5/17/20

There are 74 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 37,642 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,606 deaths. 351,175 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 385 cases in Bartow County including 35 deaths
  • 368 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 180 cases in Floyd County including 13 deaths
  • 180 cases in Whitfield County including six deaths
  • 127 cases in Gordon County including 15 deaths
  • 71 cases in Catoosa County
  • 60 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 20 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 15 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 1:25 p.m. on 5/16/20

There are 74 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 37,147 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,592 deaths. 321,069 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 384 cases in Bartow County including 35 deaths
  • 342 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 181 cases in Floyd County including 13 deaths
  • 179 cases in Whitfield County including six deaths
  • 127 cases in Gordon County including 15 deaths
  • 72 cases in Catoosa County
  • 59 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 20 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 15 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 1:25 p.m. on 5/15/20

There are 74 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 36,681 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,557 deaths. 301,874 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 383 cases in Bartow County including 35 deaths
  • 326 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 176 cases in Whitfield County including six deaths
  • 170 cases in Floyd County including 12 deaths
  • 125 cases in Gordon County including 15 deaths
  • 70 cases in Catoosa County
  • 58 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 19 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 15 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 1:25 p.m. on 5/14/20

There are 72 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 35,858 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,527 deaths. 285,881 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 379 cases in Bartow County including 35 deaths
  • 310 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 175 cases in Whitfield County including six deaths
  • 165 cases in Floyd County including 12 deaths
  • 123 cases in Gordon County including 16 deaths
  • 67 cases in Catoosa County
  • 55 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 17 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 16 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 1:15 p.m. on 5/13/20

There are 68 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 35,245 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,493 deaths. 273,904 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 368 cases in Bartow County including 34 deaths
  • 269 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 171 cases in Whitfield County including six deaths
  • 160 cases in Floyd County including 12 deaths
  • 124 cases in Gordon County including 16 deaths
  • 61 cases in Catoosa County
  • 49 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 17 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 16 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 4:05 p.m. on 5/12/20

  • Georgia Governor Brian Kemp provides additional guidance for reviving a healthy Georgia in response to COVID-19. The Executive Order covers daily summer camps, bars, performance venues, amusement parks, availability of dining spaces, social gatherings, recreational sports and state office. The Order is in effect through May 31st.

Updated at 12:15 p.m. on 5/12/20

There are 68 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 34,635 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,461 deaths. 262,179 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 366 cases in Bartow County including 33 deaths
  • 256 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 166 cases in Whitfield County including six deaths
  • 159 cases in Floyd County including 12 deaths
  • 124 cases in Gordon County including 16 deaths
  • 58 cases in Catoosa County
  • 47 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 17 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 16 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

DPH revises first COVID-19 death in Georgia from March 11 to March 5.

Governor Brian Kemp will give a briefing on COVID-19 at 4:00 p.m. today

Updated at 7:15 p.m. on 5/11/20

There are 65 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 34,002 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,444 deaths. 251,228 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 364 cases in Bartow County including 33 deaths
  • 256 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 158 cases in Floyd County including 12 deaths
  • 157 cases in Whitfield County including six deaths
  • 125 cases in Gordon County including 16 deaths
  • 55 cases in Catoosa County
  • 47 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 17 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 16 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 1:30 p.m. on 5/11/20

There are 65 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 33,927 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,441 deaths. 251,228 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 363 cases in Bartow County including 33 deaths
  • 255 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 157 cases in Floyd County including 12 deaths
  • 154 cases in Whitfield County including six deaths
  • 122 cases in Gordon County including 16 deaths
  • 53 cases in Catoosa County
  • 47 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 17 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 16 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 6:45 p.m. on 5/10/20

There are 65 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 33,476 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,405 deaths. 243,547 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 363 cases in Bartow County including 31 deaths
  • 255 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 157 cases in Floyd County including 12 deaths
  • 154 cases in Whitfield County including six deaths
  • 122 cases in Gordon County including 15 deaths
  • 53 cases in Catoosa County
  • 47 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 17 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 16 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 6:45 p.m. on 5/9/20

There are 64 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 32,568 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,401 deaths. 235,324 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 361 cases in Bartow County including 31 deaths
  • 241 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 157 cases in Floyd County including 12 deaths
  • 149 cases in Whitfield County including six deaths
  • 121 cases in Gordon County including 15 deaths
  • 53 cases in Catoosa County
  • 46 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 16 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths
  • 16 cases in Dade County including one death

Updated at 7:15 p.m. on 5/8/20

There are 62 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 32,171 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,399 deaths. 227,477 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 361 cases in Bartow County including 31 deaths
  • 240 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 155 cases in Floyd County including 12 deaths
  • 140 cases in Whitfield County including six deaths
  • 121 cases in Gordon County including 15 deaths
  • 52 cases in Catoosa County
  • 45 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 16 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths
  • 16 cases in Dade County including one death

Updated at 10:35 a.m. on 5/8/20

We remain at 61 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 31,679 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,353 deaths. 227,477 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 359 cases in Bartow County including 31 deaths
  • 234 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 155 cases in Floyd County including 12 deaths
  • 139 cases (revised down) in Whitfield County including six deaths
  • 120 cases in Gordon County including 15 deaths
  • 52 cases in Catoosa County
  • 42 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 16 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths
  • 16 cases in Dade County including one death

Updated at 7:35 p.m. on 5/7/20

We remain at 61 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 31,575 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,340 deaths. 217,303 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 359 cases in Bartow County including 32 deaths
  • 234 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 155 cases in Floyd County including 12 deaths
  • 140 cases in Whitfield County including six deaths
  • 119 cases in Gordon County including 14 deaths
  • 52 cases in Catoosa County
  • 40 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 16 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths
  • 16 cases (revised down) in Dade County including one death

Updated at 11:10 a.m. on 5/7/20

We remain at 61 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 31,193 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,332 deaths. 217,303 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 359 cases in Bartow County including 32 deaths
  • 213 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 152 cases in Floyd County including 12 deaths
  • 135 cases in Whitfield County including six deaths
  • 119 cases in Gordon County including 14 deaths
  • 52 cases in Catoosa County
  • 35 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 17 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 15 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 2:30 p.m. on 5/6/20

We remain at 61 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 30,671 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,305 deaths. 204,137 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 357 cases in Bartow County including 31 deaths
  • 192 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 150 cases in Floyd County including 11 deaths
  • 135 cases in Whitfield County including six deaths
  • 117 cases in Gordon County including 13 deaths
  • 52 cases in Catoosa County
  • 35 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 17 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 15 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 8:00 p.m. on 5/5/20

We remain at 61 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 29,892 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,295 deaths. 200,814 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 350 cases in Bartow County including 31 deaths
  • 192 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 151 cases in Floyd County including 11 deaths
  • 131 cases in Whitfield County including six deaths
  • 117 cases in Gordon County including 13 deaths
  • 52 cases in Catoosa County
  • 34 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 16 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 15 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 12:00 p.m. on 5/5/20

We remain at 61 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 29,560 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,258 deaths. 200,814 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 345 cases in Bartow County including 31 deaths
  • 182 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 150 cases in Floyd County including 11 deaths
  • 128 cases in Whitfield County including six deaths
  • 116 cases in Gordon County including 13 deaths
  • 51 cases in Catoosa County
  • 34 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 16 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 15 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 8:15 p.m. on 5/4/20

We are back to 61 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 29,442 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,244 deaths. 183,012 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 341 cases in Bartow County including 31 deaths
  • 182 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 150 cases in Floyd County including 11 deaths
  • 126 cases in Whitfield County including six deaths
  • 116 cases in Gordon County including 13 deaths
  • 51 cases in Catoosa County
  • 34 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 16 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 15 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths
  • Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold Melton announces the Judicial Emergency will be extended through June 12, 2020.

Updated at 12:15 p.m. on 5/4/20

We remain at 60 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 29,177 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,211 deaths. 183,012 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 328 cases in Bartow County including 31 deaths
  • 181 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 149 cases in Floyd County including 11 deaths
  • 120 cases in Whitfield County including five deaths
  • 114 cases in Gordon County including 12 deaths
  • 51 cases in Catoosa County
  • 33 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 16 cases in Dade County including one death
  • 15 cases (revised down) in Chattooga County including two deaths

Updated at 12:15 p.m. on 5/3/20

We remain at 60 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 28,602 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,177 deaths. 174,800 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 324 cases in Bartow County including 31 deaths
  • 175 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 145 cases in Floyd County including 11 deaths
  • 119 cases in Whitfield County including four deaths
  • 113 cases in Gordon County including 12 deaths
  • 51 cases in Catoosa County
  • 33 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 16 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths
  • 16 cases in Dade County including one death

Updated at 12:00 p.m. on 5/2/20

We remain at 60 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 28,133 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,171 deaths. 168,367 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 324 cases in Bartow County including 31 deaths
  • 163 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 145 cases in Floyd County including 11 deaths
  • 118 cases in Whitfield County including four deaths
  • 113 cases in Gordon County including 12 deaths
  • 48 cases in Catoosa County
  • 33 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 16 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths
  • 16 cases in Dade County including one death

Updated at 7:35 p.m. on 5/1/20

We have been revised to 60 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 27,496 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,166 deaths. 168,367 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 323 cases in Bartow County including 31 deaths
  • 163 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 145 cases in Floyd County including 11 deaths
  • 113 cases in Gordon County including 12 deaths
  • 111 cases in Whitfield County including four deaths
  • 48 cases in Catoosa County
  • 32 cases in Murray County including one death
  • 16 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths
  • 16 cases in Dade County including one death

Updated at 12:55 p.m. on 5/1/20

We remain at 61 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Walker County (44 from antibody testing) with 1 hospitalization.  There are 27,023 confirmed cases in the state of Georgia, including 1,140 deaths. 164,465 tests have been run to date in Georgia.

  • 317 cases in Bartow County including 30 deaths
  • 158 cases in Hamilton County, TN including 13 deaths
  • 144 cases in Floyd County including 11 deaths
  • 105 cases in Whitfield County including four deaths
  • 92 cases in Gordon County including 12 deaths
  • 47 cases in Catoosa County
  • 31 cases in Murray County
  • 16 cases in Chattooga County including two deaths
  • 14 cases in Dade County including one death

April 2020 COVID-19 information originally published on this page has been archived here.

-March 2020 COVID-19 information originally published on this page has been archived here.