The daily report from the Georgia Department of Public Health lists the state of Georgia’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to be 2,809, an increase of 158 cases in 24 hours. The death toll is now 87, up by seven since yesterday. 707 patients are currently hospitalized, up from 666 yesterday, March 29.
Women make up 49% of all confirmed cases, while men comprise 48%. The remaining 3% is unknown. This is a 1% increase in the percentage of women and a 1% decrease in the percentage of unknown cases. The percentage of men stayed the same. The 18-59 age group dominates the number of confirmed cases at 57%, a 1% increase since yesterday. The 60 and over category makes up 35% of cases, 0 to 17 being 1%, and the remaining 7% is unknown (down 1% since yesterday).
Gwinnett County, still in the top five most affected counties, finds itself at 158 confirmed cases, up 15 from yesterday. The death toll remains at one. Fulton County continues to lead with 463 confirmed cases (+56), followed by Dekalb County with 281 cases (+9), Dougherty County with 267 (+28), and Cobb County with 245 cases (+23). The numbers from highly affected or nearby counties include Bartow 121 (+2), Hall 34 (+2), Forsyth 33 (+8), Barrow 7 (0), and Jackson 2 (0).
The latest numbers from the CDC list the total number of cases in the United States at 140,904, an increase of 18,251 since the last report. The death toll is currently 2,405, an increase of 293.
As of the latest update (3/30/2020, 10:00 CET), the World Health Organization puts the number of worldwide confirmed cases at 693,224 (+55,078), with 33,106 deaths (+3,001) in 202 countries.
Gwinnett County and cities within its borders issued a Stay at Home order Friday, March 27, which went into effect the morning of Saturday, March 28 at 12:01 P.M. For more details, click here.