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 Confirmed Cases||No. Cases (%)|
|Lab||Number of Positive Tests||Total Tests|
|*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).
- 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.CDC_Stop the spread