Georgia Coronavirus Cases Increase By 3,394; 28 More Deaths

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Georgia state health officials reported on Tuesday there have been 123,963 confirmed cases of coronavirus - an increase of 3,394.

There have been 3,054 people in the state who have died from the coronavirus - 28 more since Monday.

Hospitalizations are at 13,685 - up 209 since Monday.

Whitfield County has 29 new cases for a total of 1,869 and remains at 15 deaths. Officials said 85 have been hospitalized.

Walker County has added six new cases at 384 and remains at 12 deaths.
Nineteen people have been hospitalized.

Dade County remains at 79 cases and one death. Five have been hospitalized.

Catoosa County has four new cases for a total of 364 and remains at eight deaths. Twenty-eight have been hospitalized.

Chattooga County has 81 cases and remains at two deaths. The county has had five hospitalization.

Bartow County south of Chattanooga at Cartersville has three new cases for a total of 1,013, and 44 deaths.

Floyd County (Rome) has 755 cases and remains at 15 deaths.

Gordon County (Calhoun) has 563 cases and remains at 18 deaths from coronavirus. Forty-five have been hospitalized in Gordon County.

The cases remain centered around the Atlanta area, with Fulton County reporting 11,354 cases and 327 deaths. Cobb County has 7,388 cases and has 256 deaths. There are now 8,784 cases in Dekalb County (Decatur) and 183 deaths. Gwinnett County has increased to 11,882 cases and has 187 deaths.   

Dougherty County (Albany) has 2,182 cases and has 156 deaths.

Hamilton County 4 New COVID Deaths, 342 New Cases

Bradley County Extends Closure Of Jail Visitation Lobby Until Further Notice

Police Blotter: Stroll Through Man's Phone Reveals Other "Entanglements"; Homeless Pair Allowed To Stay At Long Abandoned Car


Hamilton County reported 342 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, with 168 patients hospitalized with 51 in Intensive Care Units. Ten others were in the hospital with suspected COVID. Of those hospitalized, ... (click for more)

Due to continued rising COVID-19 numbers in the Bradley County area, Sheriff Lawson and the Bradley County Jail’s administration have opted to extend the closure of the visitation lobby indefinitely. ... (click for more)

Police responded to a 911 call from E. Martin Luther King Blvd. A woman informed officers that her boyfriend had threatened to push her down the stairs. The woman said the boyfriend did not lay ... (click for more)



Breaking News

Bradley County Extends Closure Of Jail Visitation Lobby Until Further Notice

Due to continued rising COVID-19 numbers in the Bradley County area, Sheriff Lawson and the Bradley County Jail’s administration have opted to extend the closure of the visitation lobby indefinitely. "We will continue monitoring the pandemic status and announce the lobby’s re-opening accordingly," officials said. "As stated before, at-home visitations are accessible through ... (click for more)

Police Blotter: Stroll Through Man's Phone Reveals Other "Entanglements"; Homeless Pair Allowed To Stay At Long Abandoned Car

Police responded to a 911 call from E. Martin Luther King Blvd. A woman informed officers that her boyfriend had threatened to push her down the stairs. The woman said the boyfriend did not lay hands on her and no physical altercation occurred. The boyfriend told police that he had left about 10 minutes before their arrival. The woman called for a taxi to take her to a relative's ... (click for more)

Opinion

It's Time For Impact Fees

This letter is regarding the potential high density development on Snowhill Road in Ooltewah. Growth is good. But it needs to be responsible growth. It would be instructive to see studies by other communities who have already gone through this so we can understand just what is the taxpayer cost burden of these high density developments. Additional taxes to add infrastructure, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: We Ramp Up

As you know, federal and state employees will honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday today (Monday) so it will be tomorrow (Tuesday) when the vaccination efforts to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Hamilton County will really begin to ramp up. This week will also mark the start of “Round Two” for our First Responders, our medical providers, and others who were given their ... (click for more)

Sports

Chattanooga FC Looking For More Success With Familiar Faces For 2021 Season

By any standard, the Chattanooga Football Club had about as successful a season as one could have hoped for in the topsy-turvy year that was 2020. As the top side in their conference, CFC won the Independent Cup in the shortened preseason, and then made it midway through the NISA playoffs after the regular season. While COVID-19 forced the team and league to shut down for several ... (click for more)

Chattanoogan Bill Akers Outshined The Babe In September Of 1930

The Major League Baseball season is the longest of any pro sport in America, and it has been this way for over 100 years. Each season has hot streaks and slumps, masterful pitching performances and demotions to the bullpen. On any given day, the unknown ballplayer can become a hero. On September 13, 1930, Detroit Tigers rookie shortstop and Chattanoogan Bill Akers didn’t just outduel ... (click for more)