More than 368,000 people in Georgia have (or have had) coronavirus, per the state Department of Public Health, which reported 1,993 new cases as well as 58 virus-related deaths on Thursday. One of those fatalities was reported here in Floyd County.
According to the latest report by the DPH issued just before 3 pm, there have been 368,368 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the state. A total of 8,126 fatalities have been attributed to the virus. In Floyd County, there were 4,252 confirmed cases and 62 deaths. Fulton County had the state’s highest number of confirmed cases with 32,328 and the most fatalities with 631.
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 Rome City Schools announced Thursday their plans to resume in-person classes on Monday, November 9th. Students enrolled in the Virtual Learning Academy will continue their education virtually. All city schools transitioned from in-person to virtual learning back on October 28th due to concerns about the spread of coronavirus. Stay tuned to the Rome City Schools social media outlets for updates.