October 10, 2020 By iwano@_84 Off

Georgia Coronavirus Statistics Stay Steady Going Into Weekend

ATLANTA, GA — The Georgia Department of Public Health in Atlanta reported a total of 330,269 confirmed cases of COVID-19 at 2:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10. According to the health department’s website, that includes 1,279 newly confirmed cases over the last 24 hours.

Georgia also reported 7,393 deaths so far from COVID-19, with 46 more deaths recorded in the last 24 hours. In addition, the state reported 29,611 hospitalizations — 101 more than the day before — and 5,508 admissions so far to intensive-care units.

No information is available from Georgia about how many patients have recovered.

Counties in or near metro Atlanta and other metropolitan areas continue to have the highest number of positives, with Fulton County still in the lead.

  1. Fulton County: 28,942 cases — 108 new

  2. Gwinnett County: 28,712 cases — 119 new

  3. Cobb County: 20,439 cases — 72 new

  4. DeKalb County: 19,613 cases — 42 new

  5. Hall County: 9,941 cases — 93 new

  6. Chatham County: 8,842 — 33 new

  7. Richmond County: 7,467 — 43 new

  8. Clayton County: 7,408 — 61 new

  9. Cherokee County: 6,423 — 30 new

  10. Bibb County: 6,270 — 23 new

Counties in or near metro Atlanta also continue to have the most deaths from COVID-19.

  • Fulton County: 590 deaths — 2 new

  • Cobb County: 439 deaths — 2 new

  • Gwinnett County: 423 deaths — 1 new

  • DeKalb County: 378 deaths

  • Dougherty County: 188 deaths

  • Bibb County: 186 deaths

  • Chatham County: 175 deaths — 2 new

  • Muscogee County: 173 deaths

  • Richmond County: 172 deaths

  • Clayton County: 168 deaths — 1 new

All Georgia statistics are available on the state’s COVID-19 website.

Globally, nearly 37 million people have tested positive for COVID-19, and more than 1 million people have died from it, Johns Hopkins University reported Saturday.

In the United States, nearly 7.7 million people have been infected and more than 214,000 people have died from COVID-19 as of Saturday. The U.S. has only about 4 percent of the world’s population but more confirmed cases and deaths than any other country.

This article originally appeared on the Douglasville Patch

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