Good Tidess Hospital in downtown Atlanta has been shut down due to the coronave virus outbreak.
A statement on the hospital’s website reads, “Good Tidings is closing for the day due to an ongoing coronaviral outbreak.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those affected by the virus.
Good Tidness will be available for patients who need it during the day and will be closed for hours at a time.”
The hospital’s statement goes on to state, “All of our staff are working hard to help the community and are grateful for the support from all around the world.”
The statement also mentions the hospital has received $7.5 million in state funding to help cover the cost of maintaining its operations and other operating costs.
The hospital has been closed since Dec. 6 and the entire facility has been evacuated.
The outbreak has resulted in the deaths of at least six people, including a pregnant woman and her baby.
The state has already announced a total of 16 people have died from the virus in the U.S. The Atlanta Police Department, Georgia Department of Public Health, and the Department of Health and Human Services are all conducting their own investigations into the virus outbreak, according to CNN.
The CDC is also investigating the situation.
The U.K. has also announced that it has shuttered its health facility in the capital after more than 2,000 cases were reported there, according the BBC.