2nd positive COVID-19 test returned on Crisp Regional patient

Published 10:16 am Monday, March 23, 2020

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According to the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office, a positive test result for COVID-19 has come back on a second patient who has been treated in Crisp County.

On a social media post, the sheriff’s office noted that 39 tests have been submitted to public health authorities from Crisp County. Two have returned positive and 11 have returned negative. Local healthcare providers are awaiting results on 26 tests. Of those 26, seven are from inpatients who are currently admitted at Crisp Regional Hospital, and 19 are patients who are awaiting their test results at home.

This is a developing news story, and no information has been provided on the condition or prognosis of the two individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Crisp County. If you have symptoms like those that present with COVID-19 cases, such as fever, cough, or shortness of breath, call Crisp Regional Hospital’s COVID-19 hotline at 229-276-3068.