Georgia Has 67 More COVID Deaths, 991 New Cases

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
Georgia state health officials reported on Wednesday there have were 67 additional deaths due to the coronavirus. The current total is 16,827.

There were 991 new cases, as that total reached 858,268 confirmed cases of coronavirus. 

Hospitalizations are at 59,356, which is an increase of 164 from Tuesday.

Here are the numbers by county:

Catoosa County: 5,434 cases, up 11; 61 deaths; 242 hospitalizations

Chattooga County: 2,189 cases, up 5; 60 deaths; 171 hospitalizations

Dade County: 1,178 cases, up 2; 11 deaths; 60 hospitalizations

Walker County: 6,272 cases, up 9; 78 deaths; 269 hospitalizations

Whitfield County: 14,635 cases, up 20; 224 deaths; 727 hospitalizations, up 1

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Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Arrested For Driving Under The Influence

Hamilton County Has 65 More Coronavirus Cases, No New Deaths; Tennessee Has 2,008 New Cases


Dean Morehouse, a Republican activist in District 9, is seen as a possible replacement for County Commissioner Chester Bankston. Commissioner Bankston, who has been on the commission since ... (click for more)

The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office was notified on Thursday that Deputy Nicholas Monroe was involved in single vehicle crash on I-75 near mile marker two. Deputy Monroe, a five-year veteran ... (click for more)

Hamilton County had 65 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, bringing the total to 43,784. There have been no more deaths from the virus, and the total remains at 488 in the county. The number ... (click for more)



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