Contact Georgia’s COVID-19 hotline at 844-442-2681.
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 around 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.
Following a dip in new cases Monday, which is likely attributed to typical low weekend reporting, new cases total 1,174 statewide Tuesday. This brings the state above 342,000 cases to date.
DPH reports 18 additional deaths statewide, one less than yesterday. Two of the deaths were of local residents, one in Chatham County and another in Glynn County.
Yesterday, 54 patients in total were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Chatham County, slightly fewer than Sunday. Tuesday’s total is not out yet.
Of the 13,557 new tests reported statewide, 983 were positive, meaning the percentage of positive COVID-19 tests is 7.3%.
Confirmed COVID-19 cases: 342,438
Deaths linked to coronavirus: 7,674
ICU admissions: 5,701