33 More Die Of Coronavirus In Georgia; Whitfield Has 249 Cases And Walker 94

Friday, May 22, 2020

Georgia state health officials reported on Friday there have been 1,808 people in the state who have died from the coronavirus - 33 more since Thursday.

The confirmed cases are now at 41,482 - up from 40,663 -- an increase of 819.

Hospitalizations are at 7,376 - up 87 since Thursday.

Whitfield County has 29 new cases for a total of 249, and seven deaths.  

Walker County has 94, including 10 new cases, and no deaths. Two have been hospitalized. Dade County is at 26 cases - up five - and one death. Three have been hospitalized.

Catoosa County has 18 new cases for a total of 97 and no deaths. Seven have been hospitalized. Chattooga County is now reporting 24 cases - up four - and two deaths.

Bartow County south of Chattanooga at Cartersville has 427 cases and 36 deaths from the virus.

Floyd County (Rome) has 224 cases and 14 deaths - up one.

Gordon County (Calhoun) has 136 cases and 15 deaths from coronavirus.

The cases remain centered around the Atlanta area, with Fulton County with 3,931 cases and 196 deaths - up six in a day. Cobb County has 2,655 cases and 141 deaths - up three. There are now 3,080 cases in Dekalb County (Decatur) with 100 deaths - up four. Gwinnett County has increased to 2,961 cases and still 121 deaths.   

Dougherty County (Albany) has 1,7236 cases and remains at 138 deaths.


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Police responded to a noise complaint on Blackford Street. Ms. Watts reported her neighbor Mr. Cameron was playing loud music and refused to turn it down. An officer made contact with Mr. Cameron who reported he and Ms. Watts have an ongoing disagreement and he only had his music loud because Ms. Watts was being loud in her apartment. Mr. Cameron and Ms. Watts both agreed to stop ... (click for more)

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