According to County Coroner Richard Hawk, the 42-year-old mother was discovered after a welfare check about 12 to 16 hours after she died. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that her child was around 4 or 5-years-old and was found in the house with her body at the time.
Posthumous tests reportedly confirmed that she had COVID-19.
The woman was one of two health care workers in Georgia who died last week from coronavirus. A 48-year-old woman who worked at a hospital had also died.
As of Thursday night, the United States officially surpassed China and Italy in its number of COVID-19 cases, becoming the country with the most reported novel coronavirus cases in the world.
According to a running tally kept by Johns Hopkins University, the U.S. had 82,404 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of Thursday evening. China had 81,782 and Italy had 80,589.