Closer Look: The Latest on COVID-19 in Georgia; City of Brookhaven Mayor Discusses Decision To Ban Dining-In At Local Restaurants; A Conversation About Coronavirus’ Impact On The Faith Community

Rose Scott reports on the latest number of confirmed cases of COVID-19.
Rose Scott reports on the latest number of confirmed cases of COVID-19.
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Friday, March 20, 2020 on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”

  • 00:00: Rose Scott reports on the latest number of confirmed cases of COVID-19.
  • And, in other news, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued an executive order yesterday limiting restaurants to take-out service only.
  • Also, the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation is donating about $5.4 million in funding to COVID-19 recovery assistance in Georgia and Montana.
  • Finally, WABE reporter Sam Whitehead joins “Closer Look” via Skype to discuss the latest in COVID-19 testing.
  • 12:23: Reverend Dr. Deborah Silver, vice president of Crossings Counseling Center, Incorporated and director of Safe Church, Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta, joins “Closer Look” to talk about how COVID-19 is impacting the faith community.
  • 27:14: Earlier this week, City of Brookhaven Mayor John Ernst declared a “state of emergency” and banned dining-in at local restaurants. He joins “Closer Look” by phone to discuss the decision.

 

“Closer Look” is produced by Candace Wheeler, Grace Walker and LaShawn Hudson.