Over 377,000 people in Georgia have (or have had) coronavirus, per the state Department of Public Health, which reported 1,673 new cases along with 69 virus-related deaths on Wednesday.
According to the latest report by the DPH issued just before 3 pm, there have been 377,694 confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the state. A total of 8,333 fatalities have been attributed to the virus. In Floyd County, there were 4,427 confirmed cases and 66 deaths. Fulton County had the state’s highest number of confirmed cases with 33,099 and the most fatalities with 644.
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 stated in an update on COVID-19 trends in Georgia on Wednesday that the number of new cases reported daily is rising. The statewide positivity rate dropped by 8 percent from 7.5 percent on November 2nd to 6.9 percent on November 9th. Daily hospitalizations have risen from 1,424 on November 2nd to 1,534 on November 9th. Hospitalizations have declined by 52 percent since a daily high of 3,200 on July 30th. Floyd County remains among the counties statewide with high transmission rates.