A total of 531 new cases of coronavirus and 21 virus-related fatalities were reported in Georgia on Tuesday by the state Department of Public Health. According to the latest update by the DPH issued just before 3 pm, there have been 891,073 confirmed cases of COVID-19 statewide. The state’s death toll now stands at 17,825. The number of confirmed cases from the beginning of the pandemic totaled 10,030 in Floyd County, which has additionally had 190 fatalities. Gwinnett County had the highest number of confirmed cases in the state with 87,087, and Fulton County had the most deaths with 1,292.
As of the most recent update to the vaccine dashboard on Tuesday, 6,871,253 vaccines have been administered across the state; 37 percent of all Georgians have received at least a dose of the vaccine, while 30 percent have been fully vaccinated.
Get additional information on COVID-19 and vaccination in Georgia from the state Department of Public Health website at www.dph.georgia.gov.