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Georgia reports 2,026 additional coronavirus cases, 3 more deaths

FILE - In this May 13, 2020 file photo, test swabs and specimen tubes sit on a table at a COVID-19 testing site at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
FILE - In this May 13, 2020 file photo, test swabs and specimen tubes sit on a table at a COVID-19 testing site at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

The Georgia Department of Public Health on Sunday reported 2,026 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. Of those cases, 24 were reported in the Southeast Georgia counties tracked by News4Jax.

As of Sunday, a total of 404,411 confirmed cases had been reported by the state Department of Public Health.

The agency on Sunday reported three additional confirmed deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the state’s total to 8,627 confirmed deaths since the start of the pandemic.

According to the state Department of Public Health, 4,112,780 tests have been performed in the state, which had a 9.2% positivity rate, as of Sunday.

Georgia was reporting a total of 44,721 antigen positive cases and 571 “probable” deaths on Sunday. 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 Sunday, 34 additional hospitalizations were reported, bringing the state’s total to 34,057 since the outbreak began.

(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.