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Georgia now has more than 7,000 COVID-19 cases; 10 deaths recorded in DeKalb County

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Georgia now has more than 7,000 COVID-19 cases; 10 deaths recorded in DeKalb County

This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient in the U.S. Virus particles are shown emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. The spikes on the outer edge of the virus particles give coronaviruses their name. Public domain image obtained via https://www.niaid.nih.gov/news-events/novel-coronavirus-sarscov2-images
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DeKalb County, GA – The state of Georgia now has more than 7,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

According to figures provided at noon on April 6, there are 7,314 cases in Georgia and there have been 229 deaths. There are 1,332 hospitalizations.

In DeKalb County, there are 579 recorded cases and 10 deaths.

All of this information comes from the Georgia Department of Public Health and is presumed to be accurate.

COVID-19 Confirmed Cases: No. Cases (%)
Total 7314 (100%)
Hospitalized 1332(18.21%)
Deaths 229 (3.13%)
COVID-19 Confirmed Cases By County: No. Cases No. Deaths
Fulton 1027 28
Dougherty 716 31
Dekalb 579 10
Cobb 515 25
Gwinnett 443 10
Clayton 244 9
Bartow 179 7
Henry 178 3
Carroll 163 2
Lee 147 9
Cherokee 133 5
Hall 131 0
Chatham 104 3
Douglas 102 5
Sumter 87 4
Floyd 84 3
Forsyth 80 1
Rockdale 80 2
Coweta 76 2
Early 76 1
Fayette 74 4
Clarke 69 8
Terrell 65 3
Houston 64 6
Newton 62 2
Mitchell 56 1
Richmond 56 1
Paulding 54 0
Colquitt 53 3
Crisp 43 0
Tift 42 0
Spalding 41 2
Bibb 40 1
Columbia 40 0
Lowndes 40 1
Muscogee 40 0
Worth 39 2
Troup 37 1
Glynn 29 0
Thomas 28 0
Barrow 27 2
Gordon 24 2
Oconee 24 0
Randolph 24 0
Walton 23 2
Upson 22 0
Ware 22 3
Bryan 21 2
Pierce 21 0
Decatur 20 0
Polk 20 0
Calhoun 19 1
Dawson 19 0
Dooly 19 1
Butts 17 0
Jackson 17 0
Whitfield 17 1
Laurens 16 0
Baldwin 15 1
Coffee 15 0
Greene 15 0
Peach 15 2
Lamar 14 0
Miller 14 0
Turner 14 0
Effingham 13 1
Liberty 13 0
Meriwether 13 0
Burke 10 0
Haralson 10 0
Harris 10 0
Monroe 10 1
Murray 10 0
Camden 9 0
Fannin 9 0
Lumpkin 9 0
Pickens 9 2
Pike 9 0
Seminole 9 0
Bulloch 8 0
Dodge 8 0
Mcduffie 8 1
Stephens 8 0
Bacon 7 0
Clay 7 0
Jones 7 0
Madison 7 1
Pulaski 7 0
Toombs 7 1
Appling 6 0
Brooks 6 0
Catoosa 6 0
Irwin 6 0
Schley 6 0
Washington 6 0
Baker 5 1
Ben Hill 5 0
Franklin 5 0
Lincoln 5 0
Morgan 5 0
Talbot 5 0
Warren 5 0
Grady 4 0
Jenkins 4 0
Lanier 4 0
Macon 4 0
Telfair 4 0
Webster 4 0
White 4 0
Wilkes 4 0
Banks 3 0
Berrien 3 0
Chattooga 3 0
Hart 3 0
Jasper 3 0
Jefferson 3 0
Johnson 3 0
Putnam 3 0
Rabun 3 0
Stewart 3 0
Tattnall 3 0
Taylor 3 1
Walker 3 0
Wilkinson 3 0
Brantley 2 0
Candler 2 0
Charlton 2 0
Chattahoochee 2 0
Clinch 2 0
Elbert 2 0
Habersham 2 0
Heard 2 1
Marion 2 0
Mcintosh 2 0
Screven 2 0
Twiggs 2 0
Wayne 2 0
Wilcox 2 0
Bleckley 1 0
Cook 1 0
Crawford 1 0
Dade 1 1
Emanuel 1 0
Gilmer 1 0
Jeff Davis 1 0
Long 1 0
Oglethorpe 1 1
Quitman 1 0
Towns 1 0
Treutlen 1 0
Union 1 0
Wheeler 1 0
Unknown 320 5
*Based on patient county of residence when known
COVID-19 Testing By Lab Type: No. Pos. Tests Total Tests
Commercial Lab 6866 28777
Gphl 448 2497

COVID-19 Deaths in Georgia

Age Gender County Underlying
95 MALE BAKER Unk
53 MALE BALDWIN Yes
91 FEMALE BARROW Yes
66 MALE BARROW Yes
78 MALE BARTOW Yes
72 MALE BARTOW Yes
56 MALE BARTOW Yes
85 MALE BARTOW Yes
88 MALE BARTOW Yes
69 MALE BARTOW Yes
90 MALE BARTOW Yes
96 FEMALE BIBB Yes
65 MALE BRYAN Unk
63 MALE BRYAN Yes
59 FEMALE CALHOUN Unk
71 FEMALE CARROLL Unk
80 MALE CARROLL Unk
84 FEMALE CHATHAM Yes
83 MALE CHATHAM Yes
80 FEMALE CHATHAM Yes
81 MALE CHEROKEE Yes
78 FEMALE CHEROKEE Yes
94 FEMALE CHEROKEE Yes
78 FEMALE CHEROKEE Yes
67 FEMALE CHEROKEE Yes
79 MALE CLARKE Yes
78 FEMALE CLARKE Yes
60 MALE CLARKE Yes
68 MALE CLARKE Unk
89 FEMALE CLARKE No
79 MALE CLARKE Yes
98 MALE CLARKE Yes
78 FEMALE CLARKE Unk
83 FEMALE CLAYTON Yes
82 MALE CLAYTON Yes
47 MALE CLAYTON Yes
69 MALE CLAYTON Yes
50 MALE CLAYTON Unk
64 MALE CLAYTON Unk
89 MALE CLAYTON Unk
67 MALE CLAYTON Unk
49 FEMALE CLAYTON Unk
68 MALE COBB Yes
65 MALE COBB Yes
67 MALE COBB No
76 MALE COBB Yes
71 MALE COBB Yes
63 FEMALE COBB Yes
82 MALE COBB Yes
82 FEMALE COBB No
36 MALE COBB Yes
82 MALE COBB Unk
33 MALE COBB Yes
77 MALE COBB Yes
56 MALE COBB No
87 FEMALE COBB Yes
87 MALE COBB Yes
71 MALE COBB Yes
75 FEMALE COBB Yes
75 MALE COBB Yes
86 MALE COBB Unk
67 MALE COBB Yes
67 FEMALE COBB Yes
51 MALE COBB Yes
85 FEMALE COBB Yes
75 MALE COBB Unk
95 FEMALE COBB Yes
MALE COLQUITT Unk
76 FEMALE COLQUITT Unk
83 FEMALE COLQUITT Unk
77 MALE COWETA Yes
42 FEMALE COWETA Yes
79 FEMALE DADE Yes
69 MALE DEKALB Yes
91 FEMALE DEKALB Yes
89 FEMALE DEKALB Yes
65 FEMALE DEKALB Yes
70 MALE DEKALB Unk
31 MALE DEKALB Yes
81 MALE DEKALB Yes
88 FEMALE DEKALB Yes
75 MALE DEKALB Yes
91 MALE DEKALB Yes
67 MALE DOOLY No
69 FEMALE DOUGHERTY Yes
42 FEMALE DOUGHERTY Yes
66 FEMALE DOUGHERTY Yes
43 FEMALE DOUGHERTY Yes
79 MALE DOUGHERTY Yes
34 MALE DOUGHERTY Yes
67 FEMALE DOUGHERTY Unk
78 MALE DOUGHERTY Unk
60 FEMALE DOUGHERTY Unk
87 FEMALE DOUGHERTY Unk
85 FEMALE DOUGHERTY Unk
53 FEMALE DOUGHERTY Yes
77 MALE DOUGHERTY Unk
66 FEMALE DOUGHERTY Yes
84 MALE DOUGHERTY Unk
68 FEMALE DOUGHERTY Unk
68 MALE DOUGHERTY Unk
65 FEMALE DOUGHERTY Yes
61 FEMALE DOUGHERTY Yes
71 MALE DOUGHERTY Yes
92 FEMALE DOUGHERTY Unk
82 FEMALE DOUGHERTY Unk
65 MALE DOUGHERTY Yes
45 FEMALE DOUGHERTY Yes
79 FEMALE DOUGHERTY Unk
75 MALE DOUGHERTY Unk
61 MALE DOUGHERTY Unk
48 FEMALE DOUGHERTY Unk
76 FEMALE DOUGHERTY Unk
65 MALE DOUGHERTY Unk
46 MALE DOUGHERTY Unk
66 MALE DOUGLAS No
78 MALE DOUGLAS Yes
58 FEMALE DOUGLAS Unk
56 MALE DOUGLAS Unk
84 MALE DOUGLAS Yes
48 FEMALE EARLY Yes
56 MALE EFFINGHAM Unk
51 FEMALE FAYETTE No
83 MALE FAYETTE Yes
77 FEMALE FAYETTE Yes
79 MALE FAYETTE Yes
80 MALE FLOYD Yes
65 FEMALE FLOYD Yes
75 MALE FLOYD Yes
87 MALE FORSYTH Unk
70 FEMALE FULTON Yes
59 MALE FULTON Yes
63 MALE FULTON Yes
81 MALE FULTON Yes
89 MALE FULTON Yes
82 MALE FULTON Yes
78 MALE FULTON Yes
78 MALE FULTON Yes
86 FEMALE FULTON Yes
73 FEMALE FULTON Yes
75 MALE FULTON Unk
85 MALE FULTON Unk
75 FEMALE FULTON Yes
85 MALE FULTON Yes
84 FEMALE FULTON Unk
62 MALE FULTON Yes
53 MALE FULTON Unk
31 MALE FULTON No
88 MALE FULTON Yes
90 FEMALE FULTON Unk
33 MALE FULTON Unk
66 FEMALE FULTON Unk
70 FEMALE FULTON Yes
68 FEMALE FULTON Yes
58 MALE FULTON Yes
68 MALE FULTON Yes
73 MALE FULTON Unk
62 MALE FULTON Yes
78 MALE GORDON Yes
69 MALE GORDON Yes
85 MALE GWINNETT Yes
69 FEMALE GWINNETT Yes
90 MALE GWINNETT Unk
80 MALE GWINNETT Unk
81 FEMALE GWINNETT Unk
74 FEMALE GWINNETT Yes
81 FEMALE GWINNETT Yes
66 MALE GWINNETT Yes
85 FEMALE GWINNETT Yes
81 MALE GWINNETT Unk
76 FEMALE HEARD Unk
73 MALE HENRY Unk
80 MALE HENRY Yes
63 FEMALE HENRY Unk
64 MALE HOUSTON Unk
84 MALE HOUSTON Yes
85 MALE HOUSTON Unk
75 MALE HOUSTON Yes
90 MALE HOUSTON Yes
64 MALE HOUSTON Yes
58 MALE LEE Yes
64 FEMALE LEE Yes
55 FEMALE LEE Yes
63 MALE LEE Yes
34 FEMALE LEE Unk
68 FEMALE LEE Yes
49 MALE LEE Yes
54 MALE LEE Yes
57 MALE LEE Unk
66 MALE LOWNDES Yes
71 MALE MADISON Yes
45 MALE MCDUFFIE Unk
89 FEMALE MITCHELL Yes
77 MALE MONROE Yes
85 MALE NEWTON Unk
61 MALE NEWTON Yes
83 MALE OGLETHORPE Unk
29 FEMALE PEACH Unk
57 FEMALE PEACH Yes
70 MALE PICKENS Yes
76 FEMALE PICKENS Yes
81 FEMALE RICHMOND Unk
44 FEMALE ROCKDALE Yes
57 FEMALE ROCKDALE Yes
50 MALE SPALDING Unk
73 MALE SPALDING Yes
68 FEMALE SUMTER Unk
63 MALE SUMTER Yes
73 MALE SUMTER Yes
73 MALE SUMTER Yes
83 FEMALE TAYLOR Yes
73 FEMALE TERRELL Unk
75 MALE TERRELL Yes
79 MALE TERRELL Unk
77 MALE TOOMBS Yes
61 FEMALE TROUP Yes
92 FEMALE UNKNOWN Yes
66 MALE UNKNOWN Unk
53 MALE UNKNOWN Unk
84 FEMALE UNKNOWN Unk
68 FEMALE UNKNOWN Unk
74 MALE WALTON Unk
75 MALE WALTON Unk
75 MALE WARE Yes
82 FEMALE WARE Unk
44 MALE WARE Yes
93 MALE WHITFIELD Yes
48 MALE WORTH Unk
75 MALE WORTH Yes

Coronavirus symptoms can appear two to 14 days after exposure and include:

– Fever

– Cough

– Shortness of breath

The CDC says the following symptoms require emergency medical attention:

– Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath

– Persistent pain or pressure in the chest

– New confusion or inability to arouse

– Bluish lips or face

Here are the recommendations on coronavirus prevention from the DeKalb County Board of Health:

– Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

– Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.

– Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

– Stay home when you are sick.

– Cough or sneeze into your elbow or use a tissue to cover it, then throw the tissue in the trash.

– Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

For more information from the Centers for Disease Control, click here.

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