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Update: Third confirmed case of COVID-19 in Bryan County
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A third Bryan County resident has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. 

The Coastal Health District reminds that as COVID-19 continues to spread, it is important to note that asymptomatic transmission is possible, meaning someone who is not ill can still spread the virus to others. This is precisely why social distancing and proper handwashin are so important, whether or not you feel sick.

Dr. Lawton Davis, Health Director of the Coastal Health District, is urging all residents to comply. “We continue to encourage residents in all Coastal Health District counties to focus on slowing the spread of the virus by heeding public health advice and staying home if at all possible,” he said. “The bottom line is that we know the virus is in our communities and we need to take every possible measure to prevent it from spreading.” 

For accurate information about COVID-19 visit the Georgia Department of Public Health at, or the Coastal Health District at  

The Bryan County Commission and the City of Richmond Hill have partnered and made a joint announcement declaring a state of emergency in all of Bryan County, including Richmond Hill, Pembroke and all communities. To see the stipulations and guidelines outlined in the resolution, read our related story below.

RELATED STORIES: County declares state of local emergency

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