Georgia Conoravirus Deaths Are At 208; Cases Rise To 6,383

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Georgia state health officials said Wednesday that 208 people in the state have died of the coronavirus - eight more than reported on Friday. The cases have spiraled to 6,383 - up from the Friday report of 5,967. On Tuesday it was 4,117.

Officials said 1,266 have been hospitalized in Georgia with the deadly virus - up from 1,222 on Friday.

Whitfield County is up to 16 cases with one death, that of 93-year-old carpet magnate Jack Bandy. He died last Sunday in an Atlanta hospital.

Walker County, which long resisted the virus, now is up to three cases. Dade County reported its first case on Monday, and the 79-year-old female later died.

Catoosa County has increased to six cases and Chattooga County remains at three cases. 

Bartow County south of Chattanooga at Cartersville has 160 cases - up from 61 on Monday. There has been a seventh death there. Floyd County (Rome) has 80 cases with a third death, and Gordon County (Calhoun) is at 23 with two deaths. 

The cases remain centered around the Atlanta area, with Fulton County soaring to 959 cases. There have been 26 coronavirus deaths in Fulton County. Cobb County has 453 cases with 23 deaths. There are now 539 cases in Dekalb County (Decatur) with nine deaths. Gwinnett County has increased to 400 cases with eight deaths. Cases in Clayton County (Jonesboro) are at 235 with nine deaths.

Dougherty County (Albany), where six died early in the epidemic, now has 685 cases with 30 deaths - up from 18 on Monday. Lee County, which is near Albany, has 134 cases with eight deaths.

Cherokee County (Canton) now has 120 cases and five deaths. Carroll County (Carrollton) has 158 cases and two deaths. Clarke County (Athens) has 62 cases and has eight deaths. Hall (Gainesville) increased to 117 cases, but still no deaths.

COVID-19 Confirmed Cases By County: No. Cases No. Deaths
Fulton 959 26
Dougherty 685 30
Dekalb 539 9
Cobb 453 23
Gwinnett 400 8
Clayton 235 9
Henry 167 3
Bartow 160 7
Carroll 158 2
Lee 134 8
Cherokee 120 5
Hall 117 0
Douglas 84 4
Sumter 83 4
Chatham 81 3
Floyd 80 3
Rockdale 75 2
Forsyth 71 1
Fayette 66 4
Coweta 64 2
Early 64 1
Clarke 62 8
Houston 59 6
Terrell 57 2
Mitchell 53 1
Newton 52 1
Richmond 51 1
Paulding 50 0
Colquitt 49 3
Lowndes 37 1
Bibb 36 1
Columbia 36 0
Worth 36 1
Muscogee 35 0
Tift 34 0
Troup 33 1
Crisp 28 0
Glynn 28 0
Spalding 26 2
Thomas 26 0
Barrow 25 2
Oconee 24 0
Gordon 23 2
Polk 18 0
Randolph 18 0
Walton 18 0
Ware 18 3
Dawson 16 0
Decatur 16 0
Pierce 16 0
Whitfield 16 1
Bryan 15 1
Calhoun 15 1
Coffee 15 0
Dooly 15 1
Jackson 15 0
Laurens 15 0
Greene 12 0
Turner 12 0
Upson 12 0
Baldwin 11 1
Meriwether 11 0
Butts 10 0
Haralson 10 0
Liberty 10 0
Miller 10 0
Peach 10 1
Burke 9 0
Effingham 9 0
Lumpkin 9 0
Murray 9 0
Pickens 9 1
Fannin 8 0
Seminole 8 0
Clay 7 0
Lamar 7 0
Madison 7 1
Monroe 7 1
Pulaski 7 0
Bacon 6 0
Camden 6 0
Catoosa 6 0
Harris 6 0
Irwin 6 0
Jones 6 0
Mcduffie 6 1
Schley 6 0
Stephens 6 0
Appling 5 0
Baker 5 1
Brooks 5 0
Bulloch 5 0
Dodge 5 0
Franklin 5 0
Lincoln 5 0
Pike 5 0
Toombs 5 1
Warren 5 0
Washington 5 0
Ben Hill 4 0
Jasper 4 0
Macon 4 0
Telfair 4 0
White 4 0
Banks 3 0
Berrien 3 0
Chattooga 3 0
Grady 3 0
Hart 3 0
Jefferson 3 0
Rabun 3 0
Talbot 3 0
Tattnall 3 0
Walker 3 0
Wilkes 3 0
Chattahoochee 2 0
Clinch 2 0
Habersham 2 0
Heard 2 1
Jenkins 2 0
Johnson 2 0
Marion 2 0
Mcintosh 2 0
Morgan 2 0
Putnam 2 0
Screven 2 0
Taylor 2 0
Twiggs 2 0
Wilcox 2 0
Wilkinson 2 0
Bleckley 1 0
Candler 1 0
Charlton 1 0
Cook 1 0
Dade 1 1
Elbert 1 0
Emanuel 1 0
Gilmer 1 0
Lanier 1 0
Long 1 0
Oglethorpe 1 1
Quitman 1 0
Stewart 1 0
Towns 1 0
Union 1 0
Wayne 1 0
Webster 1 0
Wheeler 1 0
Unknown 88 4
*Based on patient county of residence when known




COVID-19 Testing By Lab Type: No. Pos. Tests Total Tests
Commercial Lab 5949 23846
Gphl 434 2448


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


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