10 deaths, 287 coronavirus cases confirmed in Georgia

Coronavirus outbreak: What you need to know

The Georgia Department of Public Health released new numbers Thursday and there are 287 confirmed coronavirus cases in the state.

The total number of deaths is now up to 10. Both numbers are up from Wednesday’s count, which showed 197 cases and four deaths.

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Here is the breakdown of where the deaths have been reported:

  • Early County: 1
  • Fayette: 1
  • Dougherty: 4
  • Floyd: 1
  • Fulton: 2
  • Cobb: 1

Here are the latest case numbers broken down county-by-county, according to the DPH’s report. The new counties with cases are highlighted in bold.

  • Fulton County 66
  • Cobb County 37
  • Bartow County 26
  • DeKalb County 22
  • Dougherty County 20
  • Cherokee County 16
  • Gwinnett County 12
  • Fayette County 9
  • Clarke County 8
  • Clayton County 6
  • Floyd County 6
  • Lowndes County 6
  • Hall County 5
  • Gordon County 4
  • Coweta County 3
  • Forsyth County 3
  • Henry County 3
  • Lee County 3
  • Paulding County 3
  • Newton County 3
  • Early County 2
  • Glynn County 2
  • Laurens County 2
  • Richmond County 2
  • Troup County 2
  • Barrow County 1
  • Bibb County 1
  • Charlton County 1
  • Columbia County 1
  • Houston County 1
  • Muscogee County 1
  • Peach County 1
  • Polk County 1
  • Rockdale County 1
  • Whitfield County 1
  • Unknown 6

The DPH’s website is now keeping track of the number of tests. Of the 1,323 tests done by commercial lab, 174 were positive. Georgia Public Health Laboratory did 508 total tests and 113 were positive.

According to the state’s data, 35 percent of the cases are people ages 60 or older, 46 percent are people ages 18 to 59, 18 percent are of unknown ages and 1 percent are between the ages of 0 and 17.

Of the total cases, 53 percent are men, 46 percent are women and 1 percent unknown.

Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany announced that a 42-year-old woman and a 69-year-old woman both died and that they both had preexisting health conditions.

Emory Healthcare announced that a patient died at one of their facilities Wednesday. Details about that patient were not released.