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Aug. 25 Georgia COVID-19 update: 258,354 cases, 5,262 deaths

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Aug. 25 Georgia COVID-19 update: 258,354 cases, 5,262 deaths

Medical personnel perform COVID-19 testing at the House of Hope Atlanta, May 4. Photo by Dean Hesse.
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Atlanta, GA — The state of Georgia as of Aug. 25 has 258,354 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 5,262 related deaths.

There are 23,717 hospitalizations and 4,322 ICU admissions.

There are 23,987 confirmed cases and 497 deaths in Fulton County. There are 16,086 cases and 287 deaths in DeKalb County.

Here are the daily counts of COVID-19 cases and deaths since April 27.

Monday, Aug. 24 — 256,253 cases, 5,156 deaths

Sunday, Aug. 23 — 253,949 cases, 5,132 deaths

Saturday, Aug. 22 — 252,222 cases, 5,092 deaths

Friday, Aug. 21 — 249,630 cases, 4,998 deaths

Thursday, Aug. 20 — 246,741 cases, 4,904 deaths

Wednesday, Aug. 19 — 241,677 cases, 4,794 deaths

Tuesday, Aug. 18 — 241,677 cases, 4,794 deaths

Monday, Aug. 17 — 238,861 cases, 4,727 deaths

Sunday, Aug. 16 — 237,030 cases, 4,702 deaths

Saturday, Aug. 15 — 235,168 cases, 4,669 deaths

Friday, Aug. 14 — 231,895 cases, 4,573 deaths

Thursday, Aug. 13 — 228,668 cases, 4,538 deaths

Wednesday, Aug. 12 — 226,153 cases, 4,456 deaths

Tuesday, Aug. 11 — 222,588 cases, 4,351 deaths

Monday, Aug. 10 — 219,025 cases, 4,229 deaths

Sunday, Aug. 9 — 216,596 cases, 4,199 deaths

Saturday, Aug. 8 — 213,427 cases, 4,186 deaths

Friday, Aug. 7 — 209,004 cases, 4,117 deaths

Thursday, Aug. 6 — 204,895 cases, 4,026 deaths

Wednesday, Aug. 5 — 201,713 cases, 3,984 deaths

Tuesday, Aug. 4 — 197,948 cases, 3,921 deaths

Monday, Aug. 3 — 195,435 cases, 3,842 deaths

Sunday, Aug. 2 — 193,177 cases, 3,840 deaths

Saturday, Aug. 1 — 190,012 cases, 3,825 deaths

Friday, July 31 — 186,352 cases, 3,752 deaths

Thursday, July 30 — 182,286 cases, 3,671 deaths

Wednesday, July 29 — 178,323 cases, 3,642 deaths

Tuesday, July 28 — 175,052 cases, 3,563 deaths

Monday, July 27 — 170,843 cases, 3,509 deaths

Sunday, July 26 — 167,953 cases, 3,498 deaths

Saturday, July 25 — 165,188 cases, 3,495 deaths

Friday, July 24 — 161,401 cases, 3,442 deaths

Thursday, July 23 — 156,588 cases, 3,360 deaths

Wednesday, July 22 — 152,302 cases, 3,335 deaths

Tuesday, July 21 — 148,988 cases, 3,254 deaths

Monday, July 20 — 145,575 cases, 3,176 deaths

Sunday, July 19 — 143,123 cases, 3,173 deaths

Saturday, July 18 — 139,872 cases, 3,168 deaths

Friday, July 17 — 135,183 cases, 3,132 deaths

Thursday, July 16 — 131,275 cases, 3,104 deaths

Wednesday, July 15 — 127,834 cases, 3,091 deaths

Tuesday, July 14 — 123,963 cases, 3,054 deaths

Monday, July 13 — 120,569 cases, 3,026 deaths

Sunday, July 12 — 116,926 cases, 3,001 deaths

Saturday, July 11 — 114,401 cases, 2,996 deaths

Friday, July 10 — 111,211 cases, 2,965 deaths

Thursday, July 9 — 106,727 cases, 2,930 deaths

Wednesday, July 8 — 103,890 cases, 2,922 deaths

Tuesday, July 7 — 100,470 cases, 2,899 deaths

Monday, July 6 — 97,064 cases, 2,878 deaths

Sunday, July 5 — 95,516 cases, 2,860 deaths

Saturday, July 4 — 93,319 cases, 2,857 deaths

Friday, July 3 — 90,493 cases, 2,856 deaths

Thursday, July 2 — 87,709 cases, 2,849 deaths

Wednesday, July 1 — 84,237 cases, 2,827 deaths

Tuesday, June 30 — 81,291 cases, 2,805 deaths

Monday, June 29 — 79,417 cases, 2,784 deaths

Sunday, June 28 — 77,210 cases, 2,778 deaths

Saturday, June 27 — 74,985 cases, 2,776 deaths

Friday, June 26 — 72,995 cases, 2,770 deaths

Thursday, June 25 — 71,095 cases, 2,745 deaths

Wednesday, June 24 — 69,381 cases, 2,698 deaths

Tuesday, June 23 — 67,675 cases, 2,687 deaths

Monday, June 22 — 65,928 cases, 2,648 deaths

Sunday, June 21 — 64,701 cases, 2,643 deaths

Saturday, June 20 — 63,809 cases, 2,642 deaths

Friday, June 19 — 62,009 cases, 2,636 deaths

Thursday, June 18 — 60,912 cases, 2,605 deaths

Wednesday, June 17 — 60,030 cases, 2,575 deaths

Tuesday, June 16 — 59,078 cases, 2,529 deaths

Monday, June 15 — 58,414 cases, 2,494 deaths

Sunday, June 14 — 57,681 cases, 2,451 deaths

Saturday, June 13 — 56,801 cases, 2,446 deaths

Friday, June 12 — 55,783 cases, 2,418 deaths

Thursday, June 11 — 54,973 cases, 2,375 deaths

Wednesday, June 10 — 53,980 cases, 2,329 deaths

Tuesday, June 9 — 53,249 cases, 2,285 deaths

Monday, June 8 — 52,497 cases, 2,208 deaths

Sunday, June 7 — 51,898 cases, 2,180 deaths

Saturday, June 6 — 51,359 cases, 2,178 deaths

Friday, June 5 — 50,621 cases, 2,174 deaths

Thursday, June 4 — 49,847 cases, 2,147 deaths

Wednesday, June 3 — 48,894 cases, 2,123 deaths

Tuesday, June 2 — 48,207, 2,102 deaths

Monday, June 1 — 47,618 cases, 2,074 deaths

Sunday, May 31 — 47,063 cases, 2,053 deaths

Saturday, May 30 — 46,286 cases, 2,003 deaths

Friday, May 29 — 45,670 cases, 1,974 deaths

Thursday, May 28 — 45,070 cases, 1,962 deaths

Wednesday, May 27 — 44,421 cases, 1,907 deaths

Tuesday, May 26 — 43,730 cases, 1,871 deaths

Monday, May 25 – 43,344 cases, 1,830 deaths

Sunday, May 24 – 42,838 cases, 1,824 deaths

Saturday, May 23 – 42,132 cases, 1,811 deaths

Friday, May 22 – 41,218 cases, 1,785 deaths

Thursday, May 21 – 40,405 cases, 1,754 deaths

Wednesday, May 20 – 39,647 cases, 1,687 deaths

Tuesday, May 19 – 38,721 cases, 1,664 deaths

Monday, May 18 – 38,081 cases, 1,642 deaths

Sunday, May 17 – 37,642 cases, 1,606 deaths

Saturday, May 16 – 37,147 cases, 1,592 deaths

Friday, May 15 – 36,681 cases, 1,557 deaths

Thursday, May 14 – 35,858 cases, 1,527 deaths

Wednesday, May 13 – 35,245 cases, 1,493 deaths

Tuesday, May 12 – 34,635 cases, 1,461 deaths

Monday, May 11 – 33,927 cases, 1,441 deaths

Sunday, May 10 – 33,454 cases, 1,405 deaths

Saturday, May 9 – 32,561 cases, 1,401 deaths

Friday, May 8 – 31,722 cases, 1,356 deaths

Thursday, May 7 – 31,309 cases, 1,336 deaths

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

Saturday, May 2 – 28,304 cases, 1,173 deaths

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

To see the full report, click here.

The DeKalb County Board of Health is offering COVID-19 testing. To sign up for a test, click here

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread in Georgia, it can be difficult to find a reliable testing site. Decaturish has compiled an updated list of COVID-19 testing sites in Dekalb County. Currently, all of these sites are primarily drive-through testing sites.

Some drugstores such as CVS or Walgreens also offer COVID-19 testing but have varied waiting and result times and particular qualifications for each site. You may also be able to get tested at your doctor’s office.

South Dekalb Mall, The Gallery at South Dekalb, Suntrust Parking Lot

http://oakmed.org/ 

Address: 2801 Candler Road, Decatur, GA 30034

Hours: Monday through Friday, 10am – 3pm

Symptomatic/Asymptomatic: Both

Accepts uninsured: Yes

Appointment: No appointment needed.

Decatur City Church

https://www.viralsolutionsga.com/

Address: 1995 Clairmont Road, Decatur, GA 30033

Hours: Monday through Friday 9am – 7pm, Saturday 9am – 3pm

Symptomatic/Asymptomatic: Both

Accepts uninsured: Yes

Appointment: No appointment needed, but you can register online at https://www.viralsolutionsga.com/

Atlanta Mega-Testing Site at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

Address: 1800 Sullivan Road, College Park, Georgia, 30337

Hours:  Aug. 10 through Aug. 26, Monday through Friday, 9 am – 5 pm

Symptomatic/Asymptomatic: Both

Accepts uninsured: Yes

Appointment: http://doineedacovid19test.com/  

Former K-Mart Store Parking Lot (at I-285 and Buford Hwy.)

Address: 5597 Buford Hwy. NE, Doraville, GA 30340

Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 am – 3 pm

Symptomatic/Asymptomatic: Both

Uninsured: Unknown

Appointment: Visit https://covid19.dph.ga.gov/ or call (404) 294-3700 Option 1, or register in Spanish here

Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church

Address: 1879 Glenwood Ave. SE Atlanta, GA 30316

Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 am – 3 pm

Symptomatic/Asymptomatic: Both

Uninsured: Unknown

Appointment: Visit https://covid19.dph.ga.gov/ or call (404) 294-3700 Option 1, or register in Spanish here

This site may accept walk-ups.

Greenforest Community Baptist Church

Address: 3250 Rainbow Dr. Decatur, GA 30034

Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 am – 3 pm, Saturday, 9 am – 12 pm by appointment only

Symptomatic/Asymptomatic: Both

Uninsured: Unknown

Appointment: Visit https://covid19.dph.ga.gov/ or call (404) 294-3700 Option 1, or register in Spanish here

Salem Bible Church 

Address: 5460 Hillandale Dr. Stonecrest, GA 30058

Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 am – 3 pm

Symptomatic/Asymptomatic: Both

Uninsured: Unknown

Appointment: Visit https://covid19.dph.ga.gov/ or call (404) 294-3700 Option 1, or register in Spanish here

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Peachtree Immediate Care 

Address: 1829 Lawrenceville Highway, Decatur, GA 30033, USA

Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 am – 7 pm

Symptomatic/Asymptomatic: Both

Uninsured: Accepts all insurance or $175 self-pay

Appointment: Appointment required. Visit https://www.peachtreemed.com/drive-thru-covid-19-testing/ or (404) 292-8335.

This site tends to run out of appointments quickly.

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:

– Maintain at least 6 feet of distance from others.

– Wear a mask in public.

– 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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