Georgia Has 1,775 Coronavirus Deaths - Up 78; It Has 862 More Cases To Bring The Total Past 40,000

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Georgia state health officials reported on Thursday there have been 1,775 people in the state who have died from the coronavirus - 78 more since Wednesday.

The confirmed cases are now at 40,663 - up from 39,801 - an increase of 862.

Hospitalizations are at 7,289 - up 118 since Wednesday.

Whitfield County has 14 new cases for a total of 220, and seven deaths.  

Walker County has 84, including three new cases, and no deaths. Dade County is at 21 cases and one death.

Catoosa County has two new cases for a total of 79 and no deaths, and Chattooga County is now reporting 20 cases and two deaths.

Bartow County south of Chattanooga at Cartersville has 424 cases and 36 deaths - up one - from the virus.

Floyd County (Rome) has 218 cases and 13 deaths.

Gordon County (Calhoun) has 135 cases and 15 deaths from coronavirus.

The cases remain centered around the Atlanta area, with Fulton County with 3,872 cases and 190 deaths - up 16 in a day. Cobb County has 2,625 cases and 138 deaths - up three. There are now 3,038 cases in Dekalb County (Decatur) with 96 deaths - up eight. Gwinnett County has increased to 2,882 cases and 121 deaths - up four.   

Dougherty County (Albany) has 1,716 cases and 138 deaths.


Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday

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Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday: I. Call to Order by Chairman Henderson. II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilwoman Coonrod). III. Special Presentation. ... (click for more)

A man who allegedly stole two vehicles and damaged over a dozen more is now in custody. Property located at 1406 E. 51st St. was damage late on June 13 with the gate lock cut and two vehicle ... (click for more)

Patrol officers on Monday found a stolen motorcycle at 5237 Donlyn Lane. Jackson Clark, 22, was taken into custody. Also at the scene was Charles Spurgeon. Clark consented to a home search ... (click for more)



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Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday: I. Call to Order by Chairman Henderson. II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilwoman Coonrod). III. Special Presentation. IV. Minute Approval. Order of Business for City Council V. Ordinances – Final Reading: (None) VI. Ordinances – First Reading: (None) VII. Resolutions: ... (click for more)

Jackie Reeves Arrested In Vehicle Thefts After Trying To Sell One On His Facebook Page

A man who allegedly stole two vehicles and damaged over a dozen more is now in custody. Property located at 1406 E. 51st St. was damage late on June 13 with the gate lock cut and two vehicle stolen. Those two vehicles were a 1998 Green Mercedes Benz S550 and a 2016 Blue Volkwagen Jetta. In addition to this, police said a silver 2008 Cadillac SRX and a white 2010 Jaguar ... (click for more)

Opinion

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I have never heard of a CRRT but when I found out that such an intensive care machine is used to facilitate a “continuous renal replacement therapy,” I was actually scared that some poor soul in the throes of acute kidney failure at Chattanooga’s Erlanger Hospital could die. Granted, kidney failure in a critically ill patient is a terrible thing but when one nurse is charged with ... (click for more)

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