According to the latest update from the Georgia Department of Public Health this past Friday afternoon, a total of 1,726,969 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been reported across the state since the beginning of this pandemic. The state’s death toll stands at 27,037. There have been 20,893 confirmed cases in Floyd County, which has additionally had 333 deaths. Fulton County has had the most confirmed cases in the state with 165,564, as well as the most deaths with 1,770.
As of Friday’s update to the vaccine dashboard, 13,917,262 vaccines have been administered across the state; 62 percent of all Georgians have received at least one dose, while 54 percent have been fully vaccinated. Among fully vaccinated Georgians, 36 percent have had an additional dose; 19 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.