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Georgia reports 2,735 additional COVID-19 cases, 40 deaths

(Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
(Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

The Georgia Department of Public Health on Thursday reported 2,735 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. Of those cases, 49 were reported in the six Southeast Georgia counties tracked by News4Jax, including 22 in Camden County.

As of Thursday, a total of 396,641 confirmed cases had been reported by the state Department of Public Health.

The state Department of Public Health on Thursday reported 40 additional confirmed deaths related to COVID-19, including one death in Brantley County, bringing the state’s total to 8,569.

According to the state Department of Public Health, 4,010,676 tests have been performed in the state, which had a 9.3% positivity rate, as of Thursday.

Georgia is reporting a total of 40,515 antigen positive cases and 533 “probable” deaths. For more on those categories, click here.

(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.)

On Thursday, 111 hospitalizations were reported, bringing the state’s total to 33,778.

(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.