According to the latest update from the Georgia Department of Public Health this past Friday afternoon, a total of 1,420,034 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported across the state since the beginning of this pandemic. The state’s death toll stands at 26,425. There have been 16,921 confirmed cases in Floyd County, which has additionally had 326 deaths. Fulton County has had the most confirmed cases in the state with 137,001, as well as the most deaths with 1,735.
As of the most recent update to the DPH’s vaccine dashboard this past Friday, 13,392,259 vaccines have been administered across Georgia; 60 percent of all residents have received at least a dose of the vaccine, and 53 percent are now fully vaccinated. Among fully vaccinated Georgians, 31 percent have had an additional dose; 16 percent of residents statewide have had the booster.
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.