Just 825 new cases of coronavirus were reported across Georgia on Monday by the state’s Department of Public Health, along with 36 more virus-related fatalities.
According to the latest update by the DPH issued just before 3 pm, there have been 850,413 confirmed cases of COVID-19 statewide. The state’s death toll now stands at 16,523. In Floyd County, there were 9,756 confirmed cases and 173 fatalities. Gwinnett County had this state’s highest number of confirmed cases with 83,325, and Fulton County had the most deaths with 1,179.
As of the most recent update to the vaccine dashboard on Monday afternoon, 3,631,767 vaccines had been administered statewide.
Get additional information about COVID-19 and vaccination in Georgia via the state Department of Public Health’s website at www.dph.georgia.gov. All Georgians age 16 and up are now eligible to be vaccinated.
Governor Brian Kemp is in quarantine following exposure to someone who tested positive for the coronavirus. According to a rep from his office, Kemp was exposed to this individual while touring storm damage this past Saturday in Newnan. That was just a day after he had received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in Waycross. The Governor tested negative for the virus via a rapid-response test on Monday.