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105 additional coronavirus-related deaths reported in Georgia

At a pilot large-scale drive-through COVID-19 testing site on Thursday in Conyers, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
At a pilot large-scale drive-through COVID-19 testing site on Thursday in Conyers, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP) (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

The Georgia Department of Public Health on Tuesday reported 105 additional deaths related to COVID-19. The state’s total number of reported deaths reached 5,733.

The state on Tuesday reported an additional 2,287 confirmed COVID-19 cases. Of those, 31 were reported in the last 24 hours in the six counties that News4Jax tracks in Southeast Georgia.

One additional death was reported in each Glynn, Pierce and Ware counties.

As of Tuesday, a total of 272,697 confirmed cases had been reported by the state Department of Public Health.

(Note: There are variations in the day-to-day data reported by the Georgia Department of Public Health. Data are based on available information at the time of the report and may not reflect all cases or tests performed in Georgia on that particular day. At times, cases and deaths are removed from the overall running total reported by the Department of Public Health.)

According to the state Department of Public Health, more than 2.36 million tests have been performed in the state, which had a 10.5% positivity rate, as of Tuesday.

On Tuesday, an additional 243 hospitalizations were reported.

Common symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, breathing trouble, sore throat, muscle pain, and loss of taste or smell. Most people develop only mild symptoms. But some people, usually those with other medical complications, develop more severe symptoms, including pneumonia.