Hospital officials also warned that some who may have the virus - have been refusing to stay away from other people in the community.
"We continue to call and check on people recovering at home and those waiting on test results who have been instructed to self-isolate, and we’re hearing that some them are not following the proper isolation protocol," Kitchen added.
As of Friday, there were 57 positive tests for the Coronavirus coming from people treated in health facilities operated by Phoebe in southwest Georgia.
Those numbers could rise as additional test results come in.
Like much larger cities and metropolitan areas around the nation, Albany and Daugherty County, Georgia have ordered restaurants to stop regular inside service, urging most businesses to temporarily close, like bars and gyms.
"The intent of this Order is to ensure that the maximum number of people self-isolate in their places of residence to the maximum extent feasible," city and county leaders declared.
It was not immediately clear how the virus had been brought to Albany, but officials had floated the idea that funerals for two people who died earlier this week may have further spread the Coronavirus.
"I will continue to assist in providing necessary resources to all those who have been affected," said Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA), as state leaders grappled with the fallout from the virus.