A total of 1,023 new cases of coronavirus and 17 more virus-related fatalities 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 905,068 confirmed cases of COVID-19 statewide since the beginning of this pandemic. The state’s death toll currently stands at 18,534. The number of confirmed cases totaled 10,086 here in Floyd County, which has also had a total of 194 deaths. Gwinnett County has had the most confirmed cases in the state with 88,123. Fulton County has had the most deaths with 1,362.
As of the most recent update to the vaccine dashboard on Tuesday, 8,342,800 vaccines have been administered across the state; 43 percent of all Georgians have received at least a dose of the vaccine, while 38 percent have been fully vaccinated. Some 35 percent of Floyd County residents have received a first dose of the vaccine, while 32 percent have been fully vaccinated.
Get more information about COVID-19 and vaccination in Georgia from the state Department of Public Health website at www.dph.georgia.gov.