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Georgia Department of Health COVID-19 Daily Status Report

Governor Kemp's Executive Orders

Georgia Department of Public Health

Fulton County Board of Health

Fulton County COVID-19 Distribution by City and Zip Code Reports

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC COVID-19 Page

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

Georgia Department of Public Health COVID-19 Daily Status Report March 19, 2020

From the Georgia Department of Health:

Georgia Department of Public Health COVID-19 Daily Status Report
Report For: 03/19/2020.

To ensure that the numbers being provided through the COVID-19 data tool are the most current numbers available, the updates will be done at NOON every day.

These data represent confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported to the Georgia Department of Public Health as of 12:00pm 03/19/2020. A confirmed case is defined as a person who has tested positive for 2019 novel coronavirus.

This map of Georgia shows the distribution of confirmed COVID-19 cases by county. The highest rates are in the metro Atlanta area, with 66 confirmed cases in Fulton County and 37 confirmed cases in Cobb County.

Confirmed cases and deaths in Georgia.
COVID-19 Confirmed Cases No. Cases (%)
Total 287 (100%)
Deaths 10 (3.48%)

This chart shows confirmed cases by age group: ages 0-17 make up 1% of cases, ages 18-59 make up 46% of cases, ages 60+ make up 35% of cases, and the remaining 18% of cases are of an unknown age. By sex: females make up 46% of cases, and males make up 53% of cases; 1% of cases are of an unknown sex.

COVID-19 Testing by Lab
Lab Number of Positive Tests Total Tests
Commercial Lab 174 1323
GPHL 113 508

COVID-19 Confirmed Cases by County
County Cases

Fulton 66
Cobb 37
Bartow 26
DeKalb 22
Dougherty 20
Cherokee 16
Gwinnett 12
Fayette 9
Clarke 8
Lowndes 6
Floyd 6
Clayton 6
Hall 5
Gordon 4
Lee 3
Coweta 3
Paulding 3
Newton 3
Forsyth 3
Henry 3
Early 2
Glynn 2
Laurens 2
Richmond 2
Troup 2
Rockdale 1
Houston 1
Charlton 1
Whitfield 1
Polk 1
Columbia 1
Barrow 1
Bibb 1
Peach 1
Muscogee 1
Unknown 6
*Based on patient county of residence when known

Report generated on: 03/19/2020 11:00:19