Masks Required, Macy's To Open, Experimental Drug: News Nearby

Kathleen Sturgeon

There was plenty of news across Georgia on Thursday. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of the top stories from the past 24 hours.

GA Teens Temporarily Don't Need To Take Road Test: Coronavirus

Georgia teens will no longer need to take a road test to apply for their driver's license. The road tests have been put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to an executive order issued by Gov. Brian Kemp.

GA Shelter-In-Place, State Of Emergency Orders Updated By Kemp

Gov. Brian Kemp updated Georgia's shelter-in-place orders, which are to expire at midnight Thursday, and the coronavirus state of emergency.

Experimental Drug Tested At Emory Could Fight Against Coronavirus

Emory University is leading a clinical trial that's searching for ways to speed up recovery time against the coronavirus.

Macy's Plans To Reopen GA Stores Monday, All Stores In 6 Weeks

Macy's says that it plans to reopen 68 stores on Monday in Georgia and South Carolina. The rest will reopen in six weeks.

ATL Costco Shoppers Will Be Required To Wear Mask Starting May 4

Costco announced that shoppers will need to wear a mask or face covering to shop at its warehouse locations.

Model Projects 23K Georgia Deaths If Coronavirus Limits End In 4 Weeks

Georgians may pay a huge price if coronavirus restrictions end too soon, according to an online simulator co-developed at Georgia Tech.

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This article originally appeared on the Roswell Patch