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Nearly 290K confirmed Georgia COVID-19 cases

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 Thursday reported 76 additional deaths related to COVID-19.

As of Thursday, Georgia’s total number of coronavirus-related deaths reached 6,204.

The state Department of Public Health on Thursday reported an additional 1,930 confirmed COVID-19 cases. Of those cases, 58 were reported in the Southeast Georgia counties track by News4Jax.

As of Thursday, a total of 289,123 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, nearly 2.54 million tests had been performed in the state, which had a 10.4% positivity rate, as of Thursday.

On Thursday, an additional 217 hospitalizations were reported.

(The chart below is updated daily and the numbers might not reflect the date this article was posted.)

County-by-county breakdown for Southeast Georgia

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.