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Georgia adds only 3 deaths in Sunday’s COVID-19 report

Another 1,134 COVID-19 cases reported in Georgia

CAPTION ADDITION ADDS PRODUCT''S USE: An employee holds up an antibody test cartridge of AFIAS COVID-19 Ab testing kit used in diagnosing the coronavirus for a photograph on a production line of the Boditech Med Inc. in Chuncheon, South Korea, Friday, April 17, 2020. Boditech Med recently started exporting its antibody-based virus test kits to various countries. The product shown is fluorescence Immunoassay that can be used in general antibody tests but not in rapid tests.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
CAPTION ADDITION ADDS PRODUCT''S USE: An employee holds up an antibody test cartridge of AFIAS COVID-19 Ab testing kit used in diagnosing the coronavirus for a photograph on a production line of the Boditech Med Inc. in Chuncheon, South Korea, Friday, April 17, 2020. Boditech Med recently started exporting its antibody-based virus test kits to various countries. The product shown is fluorescence Immunoassay that can be used in general antibody tests but not in rapid tests.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

The Georgia Department of Public Health reported only three additional deaths Sunday related to COVID-19 making a total of 6,602 since the pandemic reached the state on March 1.

The day before there were 63 deaths reported, including two in Glynn County and one in Brantley County.

The state Department of Public Health on Sunday reported an additional 1,134 confirmed COVID-19 cases. Of those cases, 24 were reported in the six Southeast Georgia counties tracked by News4Jax.

As of Sunday, a total of 306,155 confirmed cases had been reported by the state Department of Public Health. There have been 27,377 people hospitalized with the virus.

(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 2.75 million tests had been performed in the state, which had a 10.3% positivity rate, as of Saturday.

On Sunday an additional 37 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.