Just 587 new cases of coronavirus were reported across Georgia on Monday by the state’s Department of Public Health, which additionally noted 35 more virus-related fatalities to bring the total number of deaths to more than 17,000 since the start of the pandemic.
According to the latest update by the DPH issued just before 3 pm, there have been 862,720 confirmed cases of COVID-19 statewide. The state’s death toll now stands at 17,017. In Floyd County, there were 9,873 confirmed cases and 177 fatalities. Gwinnett County had this state’s highest number of confirmed cases with 84,536, and Fulton County had the most deaths with 1,231.
As of the latest update to the DPH’s vaccine dashboard on Monday afternoon, 4,778,384 vaccines had been administered statewide; 30 percent of Georgians have had at least a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and 17 percent have been fully vaccinated.
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.