Georgia Has 15 More Coronavirus Deaths And 3,014 New Cases

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Georgia state health officials reported on Wednesday there have been 15 additional deaths due to the coronavirus. The current total is 18,764.

There are 3,014 new cases, as that total reaches 945,888 confirmed cases of coronavirus.

Hospitalizations are at 67,488, which is an increase of 179 from Tuesday.

Here are the numbers by county:

Catoosa County: 6,129 cases, up 19; 70 deaths; 272 hospitalizations

Chattooga County: 2,323 cases, up 7; 67 deaths; 192 hospitalizations

Dade County: 1,286 cases, up 7; 13 deaths; 62 hospitalizations

Walker County: 7,010 cases, up 11; 83 deaths; 298 hospitalizations

Whitfield County: 15,355 cases, up 24; 235 deaths; 805 hospitalizations

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Georgia Has 126 More Coronavirus Deaths And 3,236 New Cases


Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday: I. Call to Order by Chairman Henderson. II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilwoman Dotley). III. Special Presentation. ... (click for more)

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Breaking News

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The city of East Ridge will be celebrating its centennial on Saturday at Camp Jordan beginning at 8 a.m. with a 5K marathon and ending with fireworks at 9 p.m. Throughout the day there will be a market with 90 vendors, food trucks, a beer garden, games, family activities and live music from six bands. On Oct. 5 the city will also host the National Night Out, to promote partnerships ... (click for more)

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Georgia state health officials reported on Friday there have been 126 additional deaths due to the coronavirus. The current total is 21,991. There are 3,236 new cases as that total reaches 1,207,024 confirmed cases of coronavirus. Hospitalizations are at 79,612, which is an increase of 224 from Thursday. Here are the numbers by county: Catoosa County: 7,880 cases, ... (click for more)

Opinion

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Sports

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