Since 11:30 a.m., state officials have increased Georgia’s coronavirus death toll by 18, meaning 1,165 Georgians have died due to the outbreak: AJC
In the past 24 hours, the Georgia Department of Public Health has recorded 33 COVID-19 deaths.
In addition, the DPH confirmed 358 cases of COVID-19 since 11:30 a.m., bringing the state’s total to 27,492. Of those, more than 5,300 patients have been hospitalized at some point in Georgia, which is about 19.3% of all cases. At least 1,229 patients have been admitted into a hospital’s intensive care unit due to the virus.
More than 168,000 tests have been conducted in Georgia, and about 16.3% of those have returned positive results.
Dougherty County continues to lead the state in deaths with 123, followed by Fulton with 122 and Cobb with 94. Since 11:30 a.m., Butts County recorded the most deaths with five, followed by Fulton with four and DeKalb with two.
In that same time frame, Hall County recorded the most new cases with 102, followed by Fulton with 39 and DeKalb with 20.
As of Friday evening, there are 2,889 cases of COVID-19 in Fulton, 2,071 in DeKalb, 1,844 in Gwinnett, 1,676 in Cobb, 1,481 in Hall, 725 in Clayton, 492 in Henry, 474 in Cherokee, 375 in Carroll, 329 in Douglas, 323 in Bartow, 308 in Forsyth, 200 in Newton, 191 in Rockdale and 190 in Paulding.
In the past 24 hours, Georgia has recorded 1,232 cases of COVID-19, according to the DPH’s totals.
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