Close to 323,000 people in Georgia have (or have had) the coronavirus, per the state Department of Public Health, which reported 880 new cases and 28 virus-related deaths on Sunday.
According to the latest report by the DPH issued just before 3 pm, there have been 322,925 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the state. A total of 7,162 fatalities have been attributed to the virus. In Floyd County, there were 3,313 confirmed cases and 47 deaths. Fulton County had the state’s highest number of confirmed cases with 28,096 and the most fatalities with 579.
View the COVID-19 Daily Status Report and get information on testing from the Georgia Department of Public Health at www.dph.georgia.gov.
The DPH’s Northwest Health District and Dr. Ray McKoy will conduct a pop up COVID-19/flu shot clinic on Friday, October 9th from 10 am until 2 pm at Lovejoy Baptist Church, 436 Branham Avenue. COVID-19 testing is free, as are flu shots while supplies last, according to a media release from the Health District. Anyone may be tested for COVID-19, and those over six months of age may get a flu shot.