The Gist: The number of coronavirus cases and positive tests appear to be declining in Georgia over the last five days, but those numbers remain high in comparison to the summer.
Hospitalization numbers remain elevated and deaths are still increasing, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.
Georgia’ s hospital system is near capacity statewide in terms of ICU beds. The state is currently at 91.1% capacity for ICU beds.
The Numbers: Below are today’s COVID-19 numbers, as provided by the Georgia Department of Public Health.
|Confirmed Cases Today:||4,428|
|Positive Rapid Result Cases Today:||761|
|Confirmed Deaths Today:||63|
|Total Confirmed Cases:||684,763|
|Total Positive Rapid Results:||136,189|
|Total Confirmed Deaths:||11,095|
|Total Probable Coronavirus Deaths:||1,265|
|Total ICU Admissions:||7,964|
|Average Number of New Cases Per Day||6,034|
|Hospital Bed Capacity||84.55|
|ICU Bed Capacity||91.1%|
|Emergency Room Capacity||60.7%|
|Adult Ventilator Capacity||43.8%|