Georgia Has 21 New Deaths From Coronavirus, 687 New Cases

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Georgia state health officials reported on Wednesday there have been 2,123 people in the state who have died from the coronavirus -  21 more since Tuesday.

The confirmed cases are now at 48,894, - up from 48,207 -  an increase of 687.

Hospitalizations are at 8,419 - up 85 since Tuesday.

Whitfield County is has 17 new cases for a total of 408, and still seven deaths. Officials said 28 have been hospitalized.

Walker County is now reporting 171 cases, up nine, and no deaths. Three have been hospitalized. Dade County has two new cases at 39 and one death. Three have been hospitalized.

Catoosa County has 145 cases, an increase of three, and no deaths. Ten have been hospitalized. Chattooga County has no change at 25 cases, two deaths, and three hospitalizations.

Bartow County south of Chattanooga at Cartersville has 496 cases and 39 deaths from the virus.

Floyd County (Rome) has 281 cases and 15 deaths.

Gordon County (Calhoun) has 170 cases and 16 deaths from coronavirus.

The cases remain centered around the Atlanta area, with Fulton County with 4,688 cases and 244 deaths - up 10. Cobb County has 3,097 cases and 186 deaths. There are now 3,874 cases in Dekalb County (Decatur) with 122 deaths. Gwinnett County has increased to 4,063 cases and now 135 deaths.   

Dougherty County (Albany) has 1,790 cases and is at 149 deaths.


Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday

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

Police Find Motorcycle Chop Shop At Hixson Residence


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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Chattanooga Football Club is pleased to announce that supporters across the tristate area will be able to watch the first match of the NISA Independent Cup live on local television- a first in Chattanooga FC history. Supporters were thrilled yesterday to learn that Chattanooga’s Football Club will return to play Saturday, July 11 th , 8:00 against Georgia Revolution in the first ... (click for more)

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