A total of 1,148 new cases of coronavirus and 71 more virus-related deaths were reported across Georgia on Thursday by the state Department of Public Health.
According to the latest update by the DPH issued just before 3 pm, there have been 1,262,856 confirmed cases of COVID-19 statewide since the beginning of this pandemic. The state’s death toll now stands at 24,673. The number of confirmed cases totaled 15,415 in Floyd County, which has additionally had a total of 302 deaths. Gwinnett County has had the most confirmed cases in the state with 111,807. Fulton County has had the most deaths with 1,625.
As of the most recent update to the vaccine dashboard Thursday, 11,211,490 vaccines have been administered across the state; 56 percent of all Georgians have received at least a dose of the vaccine, while 50 percent have been fully vaccinated. In Floyd County, 46 percent of residents have had at least a dose, while 42 percent are now 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. Both the COVID-19 Daily Status Report and the vaccine dashboard are currently only updated on weekdays, not on weekends or holidays.