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[03/23/20 – 12PM] COVID-19 Cases in Georgia: 772 Confirmed, 25 Deaths

Here are the latest COVID-19 case numbers per the Georgia Department of Public Health –>
Today’s significant increase in cases is in part reflective of improvement in electronic reporting efficiency from commercial laboratories.

Information as of 12:00 P.M. – March 23, 2020

These data represent confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported to the Georgia Department of Public Health as of 12:00pm 03/23/2020. A confirmed case is defined as a person who has tested positive for 2019 novel coronavirus.


Today’s significant increase in cases is in part reflective of improvement in electronic reporting efficiency from commercial laboratories. These reports often have sparse patient data and DPH will be working to complete these records, so data will change over time.

 

COVID-19 Map12pm 03_23_2020

 

Confirmed cases and deaths in Georgia.
COVID-19 Confirmed Cases No. Cases (%)
Total 772 (100%)
Deaths 25 (3.24%)
Pie Charts12pm 03_23_2020

 

COVID-19 Testing by Lab
Lab Number of Positive Tests Total Tests
Commercial Lab 608 3824
GPHL 164 1245

 

       County            Cases
Fulton 145
Cobb 79
Dekalb 75
Dougherty 64
Bartow 61
Gwinnett 34
Carroll 21
Cherokee 20
Clayton 18
Lee 16
Clarke 14
Richmond 11
Fayette 10
Floyd 10
Hall 10
Coweta 9
Henry 9
Lowndes 8
Douglas 7
Forsyth 7
Unknown 6
Gordon 5
Paulding 5
Chatham 4
Glynn 4
Newton 4
Polk 4
Rockdale 4
Spalding 4
Troup 4
Columbia 3
Lamar 3
Oconee 3
Peach 3
Worth 3
Baldwin 2
Bibb 2
Butts 2
Early 2
Effingham 2
Laurens 2
Lumpkin 2
Muscogee 2
Pickens 2
Sumter 2
Terrell 2
Tift 2
Whitfield 2
Barrow 1
Catoosa 1
Charlton 1
Chattooga 1
Clinch 1
Coffee 1
Dawson 1
Heard 1
Houston 1
Lincoln 1
Madison 1
Miller 1
Monroe 1
Morgan 1
Pierce 1
Randolph 1
Tattnall 1
Turner 1
Twiggs 1
Washington 1
Unknown 39
*Based on patient county of residence when known

Report generated on: 03/23/2020 11:31:44

Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.

These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure (based on the incubation period of MERS-CoV viruses).

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 get medical attention immediately. Emergency warning signs include*:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion or inability to arouse
  • Bluish lips or face

*This list is not all inclusive. Please consult your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning.

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