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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.

New today:

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%.

Statewide totals:

Confirmed COVID-19 cases: 204,895
Deaths linked to coronavirus: 4,026
Hospitalizations: 20,002
ICU admissions: 3,647
Tests: 1,724,762 (includes serology/antibody)

Coastal Empire:

CountyCasesDeathsHospitalizations
Appling6191963
Bacon424634
Bryan608953
Bulloch1,1751483
Camden713422
Candler24349
Chatham5,44174485
Coffee1,41625202
Effingham684144
Evans236112
Glynn2,42242185
Jeff Davis418823
Liberty676356
Long11414
McIntosh164212
Montgomery146116
Screven185927
Tattnall466133
Toombs699754
Wayne701752

View South Carolina’s COVID-19 report by visiting here.

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