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Number of COVID-19 cases in Sumter County rises to 245

AMERICUS – As of noon on Monday, April 13, the Georgia Department of Public Health (GDPH) reports that the number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Sumter County has risen to 245. Since the GDPH reported on Easter Sunday at 11:27 a.m. that the number of confirmed positive cases in Sumter County was at 227, 18 more COVID-19 cases have since been confirmed in the county. While the number of cases has risen, there have been no additional deaths in the county due to the disease as the death toll remains at nine.

Stay tuned to the Americus Times-Recorder for further updates on the local spread of the Coronavirus.