7-Year-Old Chatham County Boy Dies From COVID-19

Amanda Cooper
August 06, 2020 - 7:52 pm
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Georgia Health officials confirmed Thursday the death of a 7-year-old boy in Chatham County due to COVID-19.

Currently, the only details being released is that the unnamed boy was African American with no chronic conditions. The young boy is Georgia's youngest death and the first small child.  

This week, Georgia ranked the fifth state nationwide to surpass 200,000 COVID-19 cases. The death of the Chatham County boy's death is among over 4,000 COVID-19 related deaths statewide.