Georgia records 1,554 additional coronavirus cases, 2 more deaths

FILE - People are treated for COVID-19 at Dekalb County resting site Wednesday, July 8, 2020, in Tucker, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) (Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

The Georgia Department of Public Health on Sunday reported 1,554 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. Of those cases, 20 were reported in the six Southeast Georgia counties tracked by News4Jax.

As of Sunday, a total of 818,516 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 15,068 confirmed deaths since the start of the pandemic.

According to the state Department of Public Health, 7,201,974 tests have been performed in the state, which had an 11.0% positivity rate, as of Sunday.

Georgia was reporting a total of 188,005 antigen positive cases and 2,227 “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, 76 additional hospitalizations were reported, bringing the state’s total to 56,039 since the outbreak began.

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