Georgia Reports 39 More Deaths From The Virus And 14,801 New Cases

Friday, January 14, 2022

Georgia state health officials reported on Friday there have been 39 additional deaths due to the coronavirus. The current total is 26,747.

There are 14,801 new cases reported on Friday, as that total reaches 1,637,633 confirmed cases of coronavirus. 

Hospitalizations with the virus are at 98,822, which is an increase of 322 since Thursday.

Here are the numbers by county:

Catoosa County: 10,066 cases, up 58; 102 deaths

Chattooga County: 4,349 cases, up 40; 99 deaths

Dade County: 2,115 cases, up 11; 21 deaths

Walker County: 11,191cases, up 45; 141 deaths

Whitfield County: 23,026 cases, up 264; 336 deaths


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Two employees of Waffle House at 4919 Brainerd Road told police a man became disorderly and yelled at the employees when an order was wrong. They just wanted the man to be removed and trespassed ... (click for more)

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Police Blotter: Yelling Waffle House Customer Asked To Leave; Woman Is Harassed By Ex-Boyfriend's New Girlfriend

Two employees of Waffle House at 4919 Brainerd Road told police a man became disorderly and yelled at the employees when an order was wrong. They just wanted the man to be removed and trespassed from the property. Police told the man that he was no longer welcome on the property and not to come back. He left the area on foot. * * * While working an extra job at Walmart, an ... (click for more)

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