Georgia records more than 38,700 COVID-19 cases
Statewide coronavirus death toll hits 1,664
The Georgia Department of Public Health reported Tuesday afternoon that there were 38,721 COVID-19 confirmed cases in the state, an increase of 483 cases in a span of 18 hours.
Fifteen additional coronavirus-related deaths were recorded since Monday evening, bringing the statewide death toll to 1,664 as of 1 p.m. Tuesday, according to the state Department of Health.
Of the six Southeast Georgia counties tracked by News4Jax, Ware County has been hit the hardest, with 176 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 13 deaths, including one that was reported Monday night.
In the region, there have been 453 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 22 deaths.
For a full breakdown of all those Southeast Georgia counties, see the table below.
In the state of 10.6 million people, 378,156 COVID-19 tests have been conducted, with 10.2% of tests coming back positive.
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