Blis Savidge

A graduate of the University of Georgia in 2016, Blis started her journalism career at WXIA 11Alive News. Two and a half years and multiple broadcasting awards later, she moved to New Zealand where she worked, traveled and bungee jumped off bridges for eight months.  Now back in The States, she is excited to get back to her passion of storytelling.

Calling Gov. Brian Kemp's decision to reopen beaches statewide a "reckless mandate", Tybee Island's mayor questioned the actions as the state shelters in place under another directive from Kemp. 

Georgia residents are growing more concerned as parks and recreation areas across the state remain crowded despite government orders to practice social distancing. And Dr. Anthony Fauci, who has led the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for more than 30 years, warns deaths from COVID-19 could top 100,000 in the United States.

Here is the latest coronavirus news from Georgia for Sunday, March 28, 2020.