COVID Coronavirus numbers Georgia Sept 6, 2020

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Here’s the latest COVID-19 case, death and hospitalization data from the state.

ATLANTA — We’re breaking down the trends and relaying information from across the state of Georgia as it comes in, bringing perspective to the data and context to the trends.

Visit the 11Alive coronavirus page for comprehensive coverage, find out what you need to know about Georgia specifically, learn more about the symptoms, and keep tabs on the cases around the world.

State and federal officials with the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are continually monitoring the spread of the virus. They are also working hand-in-hand with the World Health Organization to track the spread around the world and to stop it.

  • As of 3 p.m., there have been 6,037 deaths in Georgia, an increase of 60 since the previous day. Over the last 14 days (8/24-9/6), the average daily increase in newly reported deaths was 64.64 deaths each day. Over the previous 14-day period (8/10-8/23), the average daily increase in newly reported deaths was 66.64.
  • There have been 283,199 cases confirmed in Georgia, an increase of 1,651 since the previous day. Over the last 14 days, the average daily increase in newly confirmed cases was 2,089.29 new cases a day. Over the previous 14-day period, the average daily increase in newly confirmed cases was 2,668.
  • There have been 25,523 total patients hospitalized in Georgia during the pandemic, an increase of 22 since the previous day according to the Department of Public Health’s cumulative total. Over the last 14 days, the average daily increase in new patients was 153.86 new patients a day. Over the previous 14-day period, the average daily increase in new patients was 195.79.
  • The Georgia Emergency Management Agency began reporting current statewide hospitalizations on May 1. That day they reported 1,500 current hospitalizations. The agency discontinued its daily report on Sept. 5 pointing instead to the newly created Georgia COVID-19 Data Hub
  • According to Georgia’s new database, as of Sept. 6, there were 1,669 current hospitalizations – a decrease of hospitalizations from the previous day. The same day, DPH released a statement warning of possible hospitalization report inconsistencies during system upgrades. If this number is changed, we will update it here.

Fulton    25631    545

Gwinnett    25107    359

DeKalb    17089    315

Non-GA Resident/Unknown State    16492    137

Chatham    7388    131

Clayton    6664    145

Richmond    6245    138

Muscogee    5615    151

Cherokee    5200    81

Whitfield    4146    55

Lowndes    3594    72

Forsyth    3353    36

Columbia    3299    47

Douglas    3250    67

Dougherty    3021    180

Houston    2768    71

Paulding    2438    42

Carroll    2434    63

Bulloch    2405    22

Colquitt    1811    28

Baldwin    1797    53

Rockdale    1709    33

Jackson    1652    27

Fayette    1628    43

Chattahoochee    1436    2

Habersham    1402    65

Laurens    1398    50

Spalding    1217    54

Effingham    1173    19

Decatur    1014    22

Stephens    896    28

Mitchell    727    45

Jefferson    708    20

Ben Hill    666    17

Jeff Davis    663    12

Chattooga    636    6

Washington    627    6

Franklin    604    11

McDuffie    529    13

Meriwether    501    11

Bleckley    398    17

Randolph    320    27

Wilkinson    298    17

Oglethorpe    290    11

Montgomery    242    4

Taliaferro    19    0




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