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Number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in Sumter County continues to go up

AMERICUS – The number of confirmed Coronavirus cases in Sumter County continues to climb. As of 11:28 a.m. on Sunday, April 19, the Georgia Department of Public Health reports that there are a total of 332 positive cases in the county, while the number of deaths in the county due to the disease remains at 14.

On Saturday, April 17, the GDPH reported that 314 people in Sumter County had tested positive for COVID-19 and that 14 people in the county have died of the disease.

The next update from the GDPH will be at approximately 6:28 p.m. this evening. Stay tuned to the Americus Times-Recorder for further updates.