A total of 5,706 new cases of coronavirus were reported across Georgia on Tuesday by the state’s Department of Public Health, which additionally noted 142 more virus-related deaths.
According to the latest report by the DPH issued just before 3 pm, there have been 727,752 confirmed cases of COVID-19 statewide. The state’s death toll now stands at 11,996. In Floyd County, there were 8,336 confirmed cases and 133 fatalities. Gwinnett County had this state’s highest number of confirmed cases with 71,427, and Fulton County had the most deaths with 859.
The full COVID-19 Daily Status Report is posted on the Georgia Department of Public Health’s website, www.dph.georgia.gov. The website also features a vaccine dashboard, along with a vaccine locator. As of the most recent report at 5:55 pm on Tuesday night, 746,274 vaccines had been administered across the state.
The Rome City Schools will transition from in-person learning to live virtual learning from Thursday, January 28th to Friday, February 5th due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases and number of students and staff that are having to quarantine, this according to an announcement from the school system on Tuesday. Extracurricular activities will continue. That full announcement is posted on Facebook; search for Rome City Schools – Rome, GA.