The latest numbers released by the Georgia Department of Public Health has the state’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases at 2,366. That is an increase of 168 cases in the past day. The death toll from the coronavirus is at 69, four more than yesterday. The hospitals in Georgia have now treated 617 people with the virus.
Females comprise 49% of the total number of those with the virus. Males make up 47% while the remaining 4% are unknown. The 18-59 age group still leads with 56% while the over 60 age group sits at 34% on Saturday. Remaining steady at 1% is the under 18 group and the unknown group is at 9%.
Gwinnett’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases for Saturday is 129 which is up by eight since Friday afternoon. The death toll in Gwinnett remains steady again at one. Fulton continues to be the county with the most cases as they have 373 confirmed cases. Dougherty County has 205 cases and 13 deaths which is one more than Fulton’s 12. Other counties hit the hardest by the virus or they are Gwinnett’s neighbors are Dekalb 240, Cobb 181, Bartow 116, Hall 31, Forsyth 21, Barrow 7, and Jackson 2.
The CDC does not release any new numbers over the weekend. Their latest numbers will be released on Monday.
Gwinnett County and the cities within its borders issue a Stay at Home order on Friday which went into effect Saturday morning at 12:01 p.m. For more details, click here.