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Coronavirus in Georgia on May 26

We're breaking down the numbers and keeping you up to date on the latest.

ATLANTA — Below is an archive

Visit the 11Alive coronavirus page for comprehensive coverage, find out what you need to know about Georgia specifically, learn more about the symptoms, and keep tabs on the cases around the world.

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We're breaking down the trends and relaying information from across the state of Georgia as it comes in, bringing perspective to the data and context to the trends.

State and federal officials with the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are continually monitoring the spread of the virus. They are also working hand-in-hand with the World Health Organization to track the spread around the world and to stop it.

Key Facts: 

  • There have been 1,895 deaths in Georgia, with the state's earliest reported death on March 5. Over the last 14 days (5/13-5/26), the average daily increase in newly reported deaths was 27 deaths each day. Over the previous 14-day period (4/29-5/12), the average daily increase in newly reported deaths was 28.5.
  • There have been 43,983 cases confirmed in Georgia, with the state's earliest reported case on Feb. 1. Over the last 14 days, the average daily increase in newly confirmed cases was 611.14 new cases a day. Over the previous 14-day period, the average daily increase in newly confirmed cases was 657.43.
  • There have been 7,547 total patients hospitalized in Georgia during the pandemic, according to the Department of Public Health's cumulative total. Over the last 14 days, the average daily increase in new patients was 95.14 new patients a day. Over the previous 14-day period, the average daily increase in new patients was 82.5.
  • The Georgia Emergency Management Agency began reporting current statewide hospitalizations on May 1. That day they reported 1,500 current hospitalizations. By the most recent report on May 25, there were 892 current hospitalizations.
  • Gov. Brian Kemp's statewide shelter-in-place order expired at midnight on April 30. However, his order for the elderly and medically-fragile remains in effect until June 12.
  • Public Health Emergency remains in effect.

7 p.m. update from Georgia Department of Public Health

The Georgia Department of Public Health announced new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. As of 7 p.m., there are 43,983 confirmed cases of the virus and 1,895 deaths reported.

Of the confirmed cases, 4,230 are in Fulton, 3,421 are in DeKalb, 3,307 are in Gwinnett, 2,854 are in Cobb and 2,854 are in Hall County. For a breakdown by county, view the 11Alive interactive map.

They said 7,640 patients have been hospitalized with COVID-19.

COUNTY - CASES - DEATHS 

Fulton    4230    209

DeKalb    3421    107

Gwinnett    3307    125

Cobb    2854    150

Hall    2378    41

Non-Georgia Resident    1917    28

Unknown    1790    0

Dougherty    1774    142

Clayton    1173    44

Cherokee    850    31

Henry    655    20

Muscogee    568    17

Richmond    553    19

Douglas    517    23

Habersham    506    19

Forsyth    492    13

Carroll    490    24

Chatham    472    23

Sumter    454    41

Bartow    452    38

Bibb    436    24

Mitchell    399    32

Coweta    383    8

Colquitt    379    14

Lee    362    22

Houston    356    16

Baldwin    335    25

Newton    335    11

Thomas    323    31

Barrow    307    11

Whitfield    303    7

Paulding    294    11

Upson    279    33

Rockdale    268    9

Troup    268    10

Spalding    262    19

Lowndes    259    4

Coffee    254    13

Clarke    249    13

Floyd    243    15

Early    236    30

Tift    234    15

Fayette    232    13

Columbia    229    7

Crisp    223    7

Ware    221    14

Walton    217    12

Butts    214    21

Terrell    213    26

Worth    213    20

Hancock    192    22

Randolph    175    19

Dooly    174    12

Decatur    156    4

Jackson    153    5

Gilmer    139    0

Appling    138    13

Gordon    137    15

Calhoun    129    5

Stephens    129    2

Burke    123    5

Monroe    119    8

Catoosa    111    0

Oconee    108    5

Turner    106    12

Laurens    105    1

Wilcox    105    13

Dawson    104    1

Walker    102    0

Polk    101    1

Macon    98    6

Echols    96    0

White    95    3

Grady    94    4

Glynn    93    1

Lumpkin    91    1

Pierce    91    3

Putnam    88    8

Harris    84    4

Johnson    82    2

Murray    81    1

Bacon    80    2

Banks    80    0

Meriwether    78    2

Effingham    75    1

Elbert    73    0

Washington    73    1

Bryan    72    5

Peach    70    3

Brooks    68    9

Liberty    68    0

Ben Hill    65    1

Greene    65    7

McDuffie    65    5

Wilkinson    65    4

Oglethorpe    58    5

Clinch    57    2

Lamar    57    1

Camden    55    1

Bulloch    53    2

Toombs    53    4

Pike    52    2

Brantley    50    2

Dodge    50    2

Marion    49    2

Stewart    46    0

Cook    45    2

Pickens    43    3

Seminole    43    2

Madison    41    1

Union    41    1

Bleckley    40    0

Fannin    40    1

Haralson    40    2

Franklin    39    1

Miller    39    0

Pulaski    39    2

Berrien    38    0

Morgan    37    0

Talbot    37    1

Baker    36    2

Atkinson    35    2

Clay    35    2

Jeff Davis    34    1

Jones    34    0

Telfair    34    1

Wilkes    33    1

Jasper    32    1

Screven    32    2

Charlton    30    1

Chattahoochee    30    0

Jefferson    30    1

Crawford    29    0

Heard    28    2

Dade    27    1

Emanuel    26    2

Hart    26    0

Chattooga    24    2

Irwin    24    1

Towns    22    1

Taylor    21    2

Tattnall    19    0

Jenkins    18    1

Warren    18    0

Schley    17    1

Wayne    17    0

Lanier    16    2

Lincoln    16    0

Rabun    16    1

Twiggs    14    0

Candler    13    0

Long    12    1

McIntosh    12    0

Quitman    12    1

Webster    11    1

Montgomery    9    0

Wheeler    9    0

Treutlen    8    0

Evans    5    0

Glascock    1    0

Taliaferro    1    0


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