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Georgia reports 5,120 additional coronavirus cases

State records two additional deaths related to virus

FILE - A person holds up their phone to show an official an appointment confirmation at a COVID-19 testing site on Georgia Tech's campus, Monday, April 6, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
FILE - A person holds up their phone to show an official an appointment confirmation at a COVID-19 testing site on Georgia Tech's campus, Monday, April 6, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

The Georgia Department of Public Health on Sunday reported 5,120 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. Of those cases, 34 were reported in the six Southeast Georgia counties tracked by News4Jax.

As of Sunday, a total of 509,588 confirmed cases had been reported by the state Department of Public Health.

The agency on Sunday reported two additional confirmed deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the state’s total to 9,437 confirmed deaths since the start of the pandemic.

According to the state Department of Public Health, 4,974,164 tests have been performed in the state, which had a 9.7% positivity rate, as of Sunday.

Georgia was reporting a total of 78,330 antigen positive cases and 946 “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, 102 additional hospitalizations were reported, bringing the state’s total to 39,412 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.