by Robin Kemp

Here are the latest COVID-19 case counts by city from the Clayton County Health District:

According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, 416 Clayton County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past two weeks, a rate of 136 people per 100,000. Overall, the county has had 7,948 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, at a rate of 2,607 cases per 100,000.

In Clayton County, 175 people are known to have died of COVID-19 since the pandemic began. That’s a case rate of 57.4 deaths per 100,000 people in a county estimated to have 304,838 residents.

The City of Riverdale has a free COVID-19 testing site at the Riverdale Town Center, 7210 Church Street. You must make an appointment but testing is free of charge.

Also, you can type your city and the words “COVID testing” into Google to see a map of test sites near you (be sure to call and confirm the site you want is seeing patients). Here’s what “riverdale ga covid testing” returned:

To learn more about COVID-19 testing in Georgia, visit the Georgia Department of Public Health’s site at

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