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Coronavirus: Weekend updates show little change in Georgia test numbers, case counts since May 1

Most of the COVID-19 case count and test number increases occurred between May 1-2; little change occurred from May 2-3, state data shows.

ROUNDUP: Alpharetta-area stories from this week

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Coronavirus: Georgia case counts increase by more than 1,000 in 24 hours; test numbers increase by more than 19,000 during that same time

Statewide case counts have now surpassed 27,000, while test numbers approach 170,000, according to the latest data points from the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Coronavirus: As April comes to a close, Georgia case counts total 26,260

COVID-19 case counts and testing are both increasing in Georgia.

Alpharetta City Council extends city facility closures, beer and wine sales with takeout orders for 30 days

Alpharetta city facilities will be closed for another 30 days, per a council vote April 30.

ROUNDUP: Alpharetta, Milton news and more

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Serology testing explained: Here's what you need to know about COVID-19 antibody testing

While not used as a method for diagnosing the novel coronavirus, serology testing, also known as antibody testing, uses a small blood sample to test for the presence of antibodies created by the body in response to COVID-19 infection.

Coronavirus: Georgia Department of Public Health releases newly formatted data, statewide case counts totaling 25,634

COVID-19 case counts statewide total 25,634 cases as of 7 p.m. April 29.

Alpharetta's Eastside Community Center sign proposals discussed at council meeting April 27

A signage package for the new Eastside Community Center was presented for discussion at the April 27 Alpharetta City Council meeting.

Coronavirus: 635 new cases statewide, test numbers increase by 10% since April 27

Here is the latest coronavirus case count update for Georgia and Fulton County.

Crosswalk construction at mid-block of Marietta, South Main streets still planned for Alpharetta despite budget concerns

The city of Alpharetta is continuing with a project to construct a crosswalk at the mid-block of Marietta Street and South Main Street.

Milton City Council approves grant to help construct fishing pier at Providence Park

A new fishing pier is coming to Providence Park in Milton.

Restaurants reopening, drive-thru testing and more Alpharetta-area news

Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of the Alpharetta area continues below.

Coronavirus: Statewide test numbers see 50% increase since April 20, case counts increase by almost 25% during same time

Here is the latest COVID-19 case count update for Georgia and Fulton County, as well as a breakdown of positive COVID-19 test results versus total tests administered.

Fulton County Schools recognizes class of 2020 through Star Seniors web series and other FCS news

Fulton County Schools launched the Star Seniors web series, which highlights one senior student from each FCS high school to honor them while in-person graduation and senior ceremonies are canceled due to COVID-19.

Coronavirus: 990 new cases confirmed since April 24, bringing Georgia statewide totals past 23,000

Here is the latest COVID-19 case count update for Georgia and Fulton County.

Nonessential businesses open April 24 and other Alpharetta-area news

Read some of the latest stories from Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of the Alpharetta area.

Coronavirus: Case counts, testing rise statewide

Here is the latest COVID-19 case count update for Georgia and Fulton County.

Walgreens opens drive-thru COVID-19 testing site in Alpharetta

Walgreens opened a drive-thru testing site at its location on Jones Bridge Road on the Alpharetta-Johns Creek border.

Gov. Brian Kemp releases guidelines to reopen restaurant dining rooms beginning April 27

A 26-page executive order from Gov. Brian Kemp was released April 23 with guidelines to reopen restaurant dining rooms.

Raise awareness for youth homelessness virtually with Covenant House Georgia at annual Sleep Out event April 24

Covenant House Georgia is hosting a nationwide virtual event to help raise awareness for youth homelessness at 8 p.m. April 24.