Georgia records more than 2,450 new coronavirus cases

An official holds a sign telling people to "Show Your Photo ID and Appointment Confirmation" to help guide patients to a COVID-19 testing area on Georgia Tech's campus, Monday, April 6, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) (Brynn Anderson, Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

An additional 2,452 cases of COVID-19 were reported Monday afternoon by the Georgia Department of Public Health, bringing the statewide total to 145,575.

As of 2:50 p.m. Monday, the state had recorded 3,176 coronavirus-related deaths, an increase of three since Sunday afternoon.

In Southeast Georgia counties tracked by News4Jax, 24 new cases were reported Monday in Glynn County, 15 additional cases were reported in Camden County, eight new cases were recorded in Charlton County, seven new cases were reported in Ware County, three new cases were recorded in Brantley County and two more cases were reported in Pierce County.

Here’s a breakdown of the cases reported in Southeast Georgia:

As of Monday, according to the state Department of Public Health, the total number of hospitalizations statewide stood at 15,047 -- 37 of which were reported in the last 24 hours. The state admits the total number of hospitalizations is likely an underestimation since it only counted if it was at the time the case was reported to DPH. The number also does not represent the number of people currently hospitalized.

Testing in Georgia has ramped up considerably. As of Monday, more than 1.27 million people had been tested in the state, which had a 10.4% positivity rate.

It’s worth noting that our increases don’t match the increases on the DPH’s dashboard. We track the increases in a 24-hour period.