Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp held a press conference Wednesday afternoon and announced that a state-wide shelter-in-place will go into effect on Friday.
"Tomorrow, I will sign a state-wide shelter-in-place order, which will go into effect on Friday, and run through April 13, 2020. This date is in line with our public health emergency order," Kemp said.
Kemp also added that public schools will be closed for the remainder of the school year.
"I will sign an executive order today closing K through 12 public schools for the rest of the school year," Kemp said.
He added that "online learning will continue."