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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) — State and local health officials continue to track the latest COVID-19 cases and deaths in Georgia.
The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) updates the state’s data online once a day at 3 p.m. Officials at DPH say they do not have an accurate way to track recoveries at this time.
The Coastal Health District, which covers Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties, is also providing data based on zip code each week. To view the latest report, visit here.
News 3 will continue to provide daily updates on this page while working to confirm information surrounding local cases.
Georgia surpassed 4,000 deaths, including a Chatham County boy, the youngest victim in the state.
According to DPH, comorbidity was not a factor in his death. The total number of deaths in Chatham County to date is now 74.
New cases only hit 81 in the county — the lowest daily total in a couple of weeks. There are 10 new hospitalizations, but over the last week, hospitalizations are down by about 15%.
Today alone, DPH reports 3,250 new cases and 42 deaths. New hospitalizations hit 214, the second-lowest daily total in more than a week.
In the Coastal Health District, which serves Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties, there are lower numbers of new cases overall. But two more deaths today bring the total for the district to 136.
Meanwhile, Georgia reached 20,000 hospitalizations statewide. The state surpassed a total of 200,000 cases yesterday.
Of the 29,538 tests reported statewide today, 3,041 were positive, meaning the percentage of positive COVID-19 tests is 10.3%. The overall percent positive remains at 11%.
Confirmed COVID-19 cases: 204,895
Deaths linked to coronavirus: 4,026
ICU admissions: 3,647
Tests: 1,724,762 (includes serology/antibody)