A total of 1,004 new cases of coronavirus and 12 more virus-related deaths were reported across Georgia on Tuesday by the state’s Department of Public Health.
According to the latest update by the DPH issued just before 3 pm, there have been 857,307 confirmed cases of COVID-19 statewide. The state’s death toll now stands at 16,761. In Floyd County, there were 9,830 confirmed cases and 175 fatalities. Gwinnett County had this state’s highest number of confirmed cases with 83,982, and Fulton County had the most deaths with 1,210.
As of the most recent update to the vaccine dashboard on Tuesday afternoon, 4,260,576 vaccines had been administered statewide.
All Georgians age 16 and over are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. For more information and to schedule an appointment, visit the website of the Georgia Department of Public Health at www.dph.georgia.gov. The COVID-19 Daily Status Report and vaccine dashboard are also posted on that site.