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Confirmed coronavirus cases in Georgia reach 620, including 4 in Glynn County

Department of Public Health reports 25 deaths in state

A clinical support technician extracts viruses from swab samples so that the genetic structure of a virus can be analyzed and identified.
A clinical support technician extracts viruses from swab samples so that the genetic structure of a virus can be analyzed and identified. (2020 Getty Images)

The Georgia Department of Public Health reported Sunday evening that 620 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the state, including a total of four cases in Glynn County.

As of 7 p.m., the number of reported deaths in the state climbed to 25.

Of the confirmed cases in Georgia, they were split 50% female, 48% male with 1% unknown. Of people with COVID-19, 60% were between the ages of 18 and 59, while 36% were 60 or older. One percent of patients were 17 years old or younger, and 3% of the patients were of unknown age.

In Southeast Georgia, there was still only one case of in Charlton County -- a resident hospitalized in Camden County -- and there were four cases in Glynn County, two of which were report Sunday. There were still four cases in Chatham County (Savannah) as of Sunday night. The first case in Clinch County, just along the Florida border, was reported Sunday evening.

Fulton County had 111 cases -- the most of any county in Georgia -- followed by Cobb with 67 cases, Bartow with 56 cases, DeKalb with 53 cases, Dougherty with 52 cases and Gwinnett with 27 cases. The highest concentration of cases are in the metropolitan Atlanta area with the exception of Dougherty, which is a coronavirus hot spot in Southwest Georgia.


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