75 People Die In 1 Day In Georgia From Coronavirus As Toll Hits 294; Cases Rise To 7,558; Man, 82, Dies At Chattooga County

Monday, April 6, 2020

Georgia state health officials said Monday that 294 people in the state have died of the coronavirus - 75 more than reported on Sunday morning.

The cases have spiraled to 7,558 up from 7,314 on Sunday.

Officials said 1,393 have been hospitalized in Georgia with the deadly virus - up from 1,222 on Friday.

Whitfield County has increased to 18 cases with one death.

Walker County, which long resisted the virus, remains at three cases. Dade County reported its first case last Monday, and the 79-year-old female later died.

Catoosa County has six cases and Chattooga County is now at four cases. A man, 82, died at Chattooga County.

Dougherty County (Albany), where six died early in the epidemic, now has 722 cases with 44 deaths - up by 13 since Sunday. It was at 18 last Monday. Lee County, which is near Albany, has 148 cases with 11 deaths - two more than Sunday.

Bartow County south of Chattanooga at Cartersville has 182 cases - up from 61 last Monday. There have been four more deaths there bringing the total to 11.

Floyd County (Rome) has 89 cases with three deaths - a man, 75; a man 80, and a woman, 65.

Gordon County (Calhoun) is at 25 and has gone up to three deaths. They are a man, 69; a man, 78, and a woman, 70.

The cases remain centered around the Atlanta area, with Fulton County soaring to 1,053 cases. There have been 32 coronavirus deaths in Fulton County - four more than Sunday. Cobb County has 517 cases with 26 deaths. There are now 600 cases in Dekalb County (Decatur) with 11 deaths. Gwinnett County has increased to 455 cases with 10 deaths. Cases in Clayton County (Jonesboro) are at 254 with nine deaths.

Cherokee County (Canton) now has 141 cases and five deaths. Carroll County (Carrollton) has 163 cases and four deaths - an increase of two. Clarke County (Athens) has 72 cases and has eight deaths. Hall (Gainesville) increased to 138 cases, but still no deaths.

Most of the victims have been elderly, but not all.

The toll includes:

Clayton County a 47-year-old man, 50-year-old man and 49-year-old woman

Cobb County a 36-year-old man and a 33-year-old man

Dekalb County a 31-year-old man

Dougherty County a 42-year-old woman, 43-year-old woman, 53-year-old woman, 45-year-old woman, 48-year-old woman and a 46-year-old man

Fulton County a 31-year-old man and a 33-year-old man

COVID-19 Confirmed Cases By County: No. Cases No. Deaths
Fulton 1053 32
Dougherty 722 44
Dekalb 600 11
Cobb 517 26
Gwinnett 455 10
Clayton 254 9
Bartow 182 11
Henry 181 3
Carroll 163 4
Lee 148 13
Cherokee 141 5
Hall 138 0
Chatham 110 4
Douglas 105 5
Sumter 90 4
Floyd 89 3
Forsyth 85 1
Rockdale 82 2
Early 81 5
Coweta 76 2
Fayette 74 4
Clarke 72 8
Houston 70 6
Terrell 66 8
Newton 65 2
Colquitt 61 5
Mitchell 59 10
Paulding 57 1
Richmond 56 1
Muscogee 47 1
Crisp 46 0
Spalding 44 4
Bibb 42 1
Lowndes 42 2
Tift 42 0
Columbia 40 0
Worth 39 3
Troup 36 2
Coffee 30 0
Barrow 29 3
Glynn 29 0
Thomas 28 0
Ware 28 3
Dooly 27 1
Randolph 26 2
Gordon 25 3
Upson 25 0
Bryan 24 2
Oconee 24 0
Pierce 23 0
Walton 23 2
Baldwin 20 1
Calhoun 20 1
Polk 20 0
Dawson 18 1
Jackson 18 0
Whitfield 18 1
Butts 17 0
Laurens 17 0
Peach 16 2
Camden 15 0
Greene 15 0
Lamar 15 0
Meriwether 15 0
Miller 15 0
Turner 15 0
Effingham 14 1
Haralson 14 0
Decatur 13 0
Liberty 12 0
Bacon 10 0
Burke 10 0
Fannin 10 0
Harris 10 0
Monroe 10 1
Murray 10 0
Bulloch 9 0
Lumpkin 9 0
Madison 9 1
Pickens 9 2
Pike 9 0
Seminole 9 0
Dodge 8 0
Mcduffie 8 1
Pulaski 8 0
Stephens 8 0
Clay 7 1
Irwin 7 0
Schley 7 1
Toombs 7 1
Appling 6 0
Ben Hill 6 0
Brooks 6 0
Catoosa 6 0
Jones 6 0
Morgan 6 0
Washington 6 0
Baker 5 1
Johnson 5 0
Lanier 5 0
Lincoln 5 0
Macon 5 0
Talbot 5 0
Warren 5 0
Berrien 4 0
Chattooga 4 1
Grady 4 0
Jasper 4 0
Jenkins 4 0
Telfair 4 0
Webster 4 0
White 4 0
Wilkes 4 0
Atkinson 3 0
Brantley 3 0
Charlton 3 0
Clinch 3 0
Franklin 3 0
Hart 3 0
Jefferson 3 0
Putnam 3 0
Rabun 3 0
Stewart 3 0
Tattnall 3 0
Taylor 3 1
Walker 3 0
Wilkinson 3 0
Banks 2 0
Candler 2 0
Chattahoochee 2 0
Cook 2 0
Elbert 2 0
Emanuel 2 0
Gilmer 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
Crawford 1 0
Dade 1 1
Echols 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 309 5
*Based on patient county of residence when known




COVID-19 Testing By Lab Type: No. Pos. Tests Total Tests
Commercial Lab 7099 28777
Gphl 459 2497








COVID-19 Deaths in Georgia

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


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