The Gist: Georgia set another grim record today, topping its daily coronavirus death toll for the second time this week. The number of deaths from COVID-19 reported today was 159.
The seven day average for deaths is also at an all time high of 99 deaths per day. Below is a chart showing the skyrocketing numbers of deaths from the virus in Georgia.
In addition to the death toll, hospitalizations continue to be elevated. The state reported 315 new hospitalizations today.
The Numbers: Below are today’s coronavirus numbers as provided by the Georgia Department of Public Health.
|Confirmed Cases Today:||7,394|
|Positive Rapid Result Cases Today:||2,759|
|Confirmed Deaths Today:||159|
|Total Confirmed Cases:||668,068|
|Total Positive Rapid Results:||133,062|
|Total Confirmed Deaths:||10,878|
|Total Probable Coronavirus Deaths:||1,260|
|Total ICU Admissions:||7,919|
|Average Number of New Cases Per Day||6,858|
|Hospital Bed Capacity||87%|
|ICU Bed Capacity||91.5%|
|Emergency Room Capacity||64.5%|
|Adult Ventilator Capacity||44.7%|