(THE GRIO) Two Georgia health care workers, both in their forties, have died after contracting COVID-19. The women are the first two medical personnel in the state to succumb to the disease.
One woman, 48, worked at Donalsonville Hospital in southwestern Georgia. She died last Thursday in a Tallahassee, Florida hospital and had a chronic health condition, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. Donalsonville Hospital officials released a statement after news of her passing but did not disclose the woman’s name or job.