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Ware County records 14th COVID-19 death

Georgia coronavirus cases hit 43,400

Coronavirus testing tubes
Coronavirus testing tubes (AP)

Ware County on Monday evening recorded its 14th coronavirus-related death.

The Georgia Department of Public Health reported Monday night that the statewide coronavirus death toll reached 1,848, including 24 deaths that were recorded since Sunday afternoon.

A total of 43,400 COVID-19 cases had been reported in Georgia as of 7 p.m. Monday, an increase of 562 cases in a span of 30 hours, according to the state Department of Public Health.

In the six Southeast Georgia counties tracked by News4Jax, there have been 530 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 22 deaths.

View the chart below for a full breakdown of Southeast Georgia counties:

So far, the state has tested 513,545 people for the coronavirus, with 8.5% of tests coming back positive.