Two new COVID cases reported in Lowndes

Desiree Carver, The Valdosta Daily Times, Ga.

May 1—VALDOSTA — Lowndes County reported two new COVID cases Saturday, increasing the total case amount to 7,785, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Lowndes reported its COVID-19-related death toll at 141 since the start of the pandemic, according to the GDPH.

There were 4,818 antigen positive cases in the county — an increase of four from the previous day, and 67 virus-related probable deaths, the GDPH reported.

The county reported 377 hospitalizations as well.

South Georgia Medical Center had not updated its status as of Saturday afternoon.