Georgia Has 3 New Coronavirus Deaths; 4,224 New Cases

Sunday, January 24, 2021

Georgia state health officials reported on Sunday there have been 3 additional deaths due to the coronavirus. The current total is 11,801.

There were 4,224 new cases, as that total reached 718,532 confirmed cases of coronavirus. 

Hospitalizations are at 48,385, 115 more than Saturday. 

Here are the numbers by county:

Catoosa County: 4,274  cases, up 27; 45 deaths; 177 hospitalizations, up 1

Chattooga County: 1,903 cases, up 8; 51 deaths; 128 hospitalizations

Dade County: 915 cases, up 2; 8 deaths; 44 hospitalizations

Walker County: 4,851 cases, up 25; 63 deaths; 200 hospitalizations

Whitfield County: 13,084 cases, up 16; 158 deaths; 631 hospitalizations, up 2


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Breaking News

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Opinion

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Sports

Vols Beat Florida, 65-54, On Senior Day; Secure #4 Seed For SEC Tournament

A balanced offensive effort and a momentum-shifting, second-half run propelled the Tennessee basketball team past Florida, 65-54, on Senior Day inside Thompson-Boling Arena. The win secured the No. 4 seed and first-round bye for the Volunteers at next week's SEC Tournament. The Vols (17-7, 10-7 SEC) punished the Gators (13-8, 9-7 SEC) on the boards, out-rebounding Florida ... (click for more)

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I have debated for several days about whether or not I should jump into the fray so to speak about the recent layoffs, dismissals or whatever term you want to use regarding the termination of nine employees at WTVC-TV last week. Since I know as much as anyone about what happened to my friends Dave Staley, John Madewell and Erin Thomas, I have decided to give my perspective. You ... (click for more)