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A majority-black Ga. county, already struggling, now contends with virus

Apr 06, 2020 - The Washington Post

Outbreak attributed to funeral caused more deaths than in Atlanta

ALBANY, Ga. - People have largely abandoned the streets of this midsize city in southwest Georgia, which has garnered unwanted attention for leading the state in covid-19 deaths and having one of the highest infection rates in the country. But this past week, a few locals ventured out anyway to pay tribute to a community icon.

Last weekend, the coronavirus took the life of Femi Anderson, a popular restaurateur and art...