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Georgia has 31,309 COVID-19 cases and 1,336 deaths; DeKalb updates list of affected zip codes

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Georgia has 31,309 COVID-19 cases and 1,336 deaths; DeKalb updates list of affected zip codes

The calm before the storm during COVID-19 testing at the Hosue of Hope Atlanta, May 4.
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Atlanta, GA – The state of Georgia reports that as of 12:30 p.m. on May 7 there are 31,309 COVID-19 cases and 1,336 related deaths.

There are 1,366 ICU admissions and 5,816 hospitalizations.

Fulton County has 3,250 cases and 137 deaths. DeKalb County has 2,391 cases and 61 deaths.

The DeKalb County Board of Health also has updated its list of cases by zip code:

Zip COVID-19 Count
30084 187
30083 184
30058 174
30034 156
30032 135
30038 130
30329 110
30021 106
(blank) 103
30341 97
30340 92
30319 82
30087 75
30033 72
30316 69
30030 67
30035 67
30088 65
30294 64
30345 57
30338 56
30360 32
30317 24
30307 22
30002 17
30288 16
30324 13
30306 12
30346 9
30079 5
30342 5
30322 4
30031 3
30320 3
30349 3
30085 2
30308 2
30019 1
30037 1
30039 1
30043 1
30045 1
30060 1
30067 1
30070 1
30072 1
30074 1
30076 1
30094 1
30096 1
30115 1
30122 1
30132 1
30218 1
30274 1
30301 1
30309 1
30318 1
30328 1
30331 1
30350 1
30359 1
30366 1
31146 1
31156 1

 

Here are the numbers reported since April 27.

All data was collected at noon unless otherwise noted.

Wednesday, May 6 — 30,602 cases, 1,306 deaths

Tuesday, May 5 – 29,598 cases, 1,211 deaths

Monday, May 4 – 29,177 cases, 1,211 deaths

Sunday, May 3 – 28,602 cases, 1,177 deaths (Data collected at 3 p.m.)

Saturday, May 2 – 28,304 cases, 1,173 deaths (Data collected at 3 p.m.)

Friday, May 1 – 27,023 cases, 1,140 deaths

Thursday, April 30 – 26,033 cases, 1,107 deaths,

Wednesday, April 29 – 25,274 cases, 1,052 deaths

Tuesday, April 28 – 24,606 cases, 1,025 deaths

Monday, April 27 – 23,773 cases, 942 deaths

This information is provided by the state Department of Public Health and is presumed to be accurate. To see the full report, click here.

Gov. Brian Kemp allowed the statewide shelter-in-place order to expire on April 30 and has allowed many businesses to reopen. On April 30, he extended the public health state of emergency through June 12, 2020. He also ordered the medically fragile and elderly Georgians to continue to shelter in place through June 12, 2020.

The state of Georgia has a coronavirus hotline.

According to the Department of Public Health, “If you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus, please contact your primary care doctor or an urgent care clinic. Please do not show up unannounced at an emergency room or health care facility. Hotline:(844) 442-2681.”

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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