Coronavirus in Georgia: 1,643 confirmed cases, 56 deaths and 509 hospitalized

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GEORGIA — There are now 1,643 confirmed coronavirus cases and 56 deaths in the state of Georgia. The Georgia Department of Public Health said 509 people have been hospitalized with the virus.

These numbers are up from 1,387 confirmed cases, 438 hospitalizations and 47 deaths reported Wednesday.

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There have been 7,302 tests completed by commercial labs with 1,390 positive COVID-19 cases. Georgia Public Health Laboratory has completed 1,646 tests with 253 positive cases.

Here are the latest case numbers broken down county-by-county, according to the DPH’s report.

  • Fulton 231
  • Dougherty 164
  • Dekalb 137
  • Cobb 119
  • Bartow 93
  • Gwinnett 79
  • Carroll 52
  • Cherokee 44
  • Clayton 37
  • Clarke 29
  • Henry 29
  • Lee 29
  • Hall 22
  • Douglas 18
  • Floyd 17
  • Forsyth 15
  • Coweta 14
  • Fayette 14
  • Lowndes 14
  • Rockdale 13
  • Newton 12
  • Richmond 11
  • Spalding 11
  • Columbia 10
  • Mitchell 10
  • Polk 10
  • Troup 10
  • Chatham 9
  • Gordon 9
  • Houston 9
  • Bibb 8
  • Laurens 8
  • Early 7
  • Oconee 7
  • Paulding 7
  • Sumter 7
  • Tift 7
  • Glynn 6
  • Muscogee 6
  • Whitfield 6
  • Worth 6
  • Barrow 5
  • Peach 5
  • Terrell 5
  • Colquitt 4
  • Crisp 4
  • Lumpkin 4
  • Pickens 4
  • Bryan 3
  • Burke 3
  • Butts 3
  • Effingham 3
  • Irwin 3
  • Lamar 3
  • Lincoln 3
  • Madison 3
  • Meriwether 3
  • Monroe 3
  • Baldwin 2
  • Camden 2
  • Coffee 2
  • Dawson 2
  • Decatur 2
  • Jackson 2
  • Jasper 2
  • Miller 2
  • Randolph 2
  • Seminole 2
  • Tattnall 2
  • Turner 2
  • Twiggs 2
  • Ware 2
  • Washington 2
  • Baker 1
  • Ben Hill 1
  • Calhoun 1
  • Catoosa 1
  • Charlton 1
  • Chattooga 1
  • Clinch 1
  • Dodge 1
  • Fannin 1
  • Franklin 1
  • Greene 1
  • Haralson 1
  • Harris 1
  • Heard 1
  • Jones 1
  • Liberty 1
  • Long 1
  • Macon 1
  • Mcduffie 1
  • Morgan 1
  • Pierce 1
  • Pulaski 1
  • Stephens 1
  • Taylor 1
  • Thomas 1
  • Toombs 1
  • White 1
  • Wilkes 1
  • Unknown 178

According to the state’s data, 57 percent of cases are people ages 18 to 59, 35 percent are people ages 60 or older, 7 percent are of unknown ages and 1 percent are between the ages of 0 and 17.

The confirmed cases are 46 percent men and 50 percent women, 4 percent unknown.

Channel 2 hosting statewide Town Hall with Gov. Kemp on Thursday