14 deaths, 485 confirmed cases in Georgia; DPH to update numbers twice a day

Channel 2's Mark Winne reports.

ATLANTA — There are now 14 deaths and 485 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Georgia. That is up from 287 cases and 10 deaths yesterday.

This number could change later today. DPH said they will now update the number of cases twice a day at noon and 7 p.m. as the number of tests increases.

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There are now 50 counties with confirmed cases, which is up from 35 counties yesterday.

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.

  • Unknown 24
  • Fulton County 79
  • Cobb County 45
  • Bartow County 40
  • DeKalb County 35
  • Dougherty County 38
  • Gwinnett County 20
  • Cherokee County 13
  • Fayette County 10
  • Clarke County 9
  • Clayton County 9
  • Lee County 8
  • Carroll County 7
  • Richmond County 7
  • Floyd County 6
  • Henry County 6
  • Lowndes County 6
  • Coweta County 5
  • Hall County 5
  • Newton County 4
  • Forsyth County 3
  • Gordon County 3
  • Paulding County 3
  • Early County 2
  • Glynn County 2
  • Laurens County 2
  • Polk County 2
  • Terrell County 2
  • Troup County 2
  • Worth County 2
  • Barrow County 1
  • Bibb County 1
  • Charlton County 1
  • Chatham County 1
  • Columbia County 1
  • Dawson County 1
  • Douglas County 1
  • Effingham County 1
  • Heard County 1
  • Houston County 1
  • Miller County 1
  • Monroe County 1
  • Muscogee County 1
  • Oconee County 1
  • Peach County 1
  • Randolph County 1
  • Rockdale County 1
  • Spalding County 1
  • Tift County 1
  • Turner County 1
  • Whitfield County 1

According to the state’s data, 33 percent of the cases are people ages 60 or older, 41 percent are people ages 18 to 59, 25 percent are of unknown ages and 1 percent are between the ages of 0 and 17.

Here are the changes in the number of testing from Thursday to Friday, according to the DPH.