A total of 55,973 new cases of coronavirus and 35 more virus-related deaths 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 1,475,883 confirmed cases of COVID-19 statewide since the beginning of this pandemic. The state’s death toll now stands at 26,460. The number of confirmed cases totaled 17,423 in Floyd County, which has additionally had a total of 326 fatalities. Fulton County has had the most confirmed cases in this state with 144,128 and the most deaths with 1,736.

As of the most recent update to the vaccine dashboard Tuesday, 13,460,000 vaccines have been administered across this state; 61 percent of all Georgians have received at least a dose of the vaccine, while 53 percent have been fully vaccinated. Among those fully vaccinated Georgians, 32 percent have had an additional dose; 17 percent of residents statewide have had the booster.

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