Number of Georgia coronavirus cases up to 1097 confirmed, 38 deaths

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GEORGIA — There are now 1,097 confirmed coronavirus cases and 38 deaths in the state of Georgia.

The numbers jumped up from the 800 cases and 26 deaths reported by the Georgia Department of Public Health Monday night. The next update will be at noon on Wednesday.

The state says 361 people with the virus have been hospitalized as well.

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The youngest person to die in Georgia was 33 years old, according to the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency. Of those who died, 24 had preexisting conditions and 7 others were unknown in that category . The median age of those who died is 68. The oldest person was 95 years old. Fourteen of the deaths have been women and 18 have been men. Here’s the full breakdown from GEMA.

Below is the Situation Report for 3/24/20. It reflects the numbers from the Georgia Department of Public Health's 12 p.m. update on 3/24/20.

Posted by Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency on Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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There have been 4,106 tests completed by commercial labs with 907 positive cases. Georgia Public Health Laboratory has done 1,378 tests with 190 positive cases.

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

  • Fulton 191
  • Dekalb 107
  • Dougherty 101
  • Cobb 90
  • Bartow 76
  • Gwinnett 46
  • Cherokee 30
  • Carroll 26
  • Lee 24
  • Clayton 21
  • Clarke 17
  • Hall 16
  • Henry 13
  • Douglas 12
  • Fayette 12
  • Floyd 12
  • Lowndes 11
  • Coweta 10
  • Richmond 10
  • Forsyth 8
  • Gordon 8
  • Polk 8
  • Rockdale 8
  • Chatham 7
  • Columbia 6
  • Laurens 6
  • Newton 6
  • Paulding 6
  • Troup 6
  • Early 5
  • Glynn 5
  • Houston 5
  • Oconee 5
  • Spalding 5
  • Bibb 4
  • Mitchell 4
  • Muscogee 4
  • Pickens 4
  • Sumter 4
  • Tift 4
  • Worth 4
  • Baker 3
  • Crisp 3
  • Effingham 3
  • Lamar 3
  • Lumpkin 3
  • Monroe 3
  • Peach 3
  • Terrell 3
  • Baldwin 2
  • Barrow 2
  • Bryan 2
  • Butts 2
  • Coffee 2
  • Seminole 2
  • Stephens 2
  • Whitfield 2
  • Ben Hill 1
  • Burke 1
  • Camden 1
  • Catoosa 1
  • Charlton 1
  • Chattooga 1
  • Clinch 1
  • Colquitt 1
  • Dawson 1
  • Fannin 1
  • Greene 1
  • Harris 1
  • Heard 1
  • Irwin 1
  • Jasper 1
  • Liberty 1
  • Lincoln 1
  • Macon 1
  • Madison 1
  • Meriwether 1
  • Miller 1
  • Morgan 1
  • Pierce 1
  • Pulaski 1
  • Randolph 1
  • Tattnall 1
  • Telfair 1
  • Turner 1
  • Twiggs 1
  • Walton 1
  • Washington 1
  • Unknown 79

According to the state’s data, 56 percent of cases are people ages 18 to 59, 35 percent are people ages 60 or older, 8 percent are of unknown ages and 1 percent are between the ages of 0 and 17.

The confirmed cases are 49 percent men and 50 percent women, 1 percent unknown.

Executive order will also close all bars and restaurants and will ban gatherings of 10 or more people.