Georgia reports 1,064 additional COVID-19 cases, 10 more deaths

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The Georgia Department of Public Health on Tuesday reported 1,064 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. Of those cases, 16 were reported in the Southeast Georgia counties tracked by News4Jax.

As of Tuesday, a total of 830,114 confirmed cases had been reported by the state Department of Public Health.

The agency on Tuesday reported 10 additional confirmed deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the state’s total to 15,647 confirmed deaths since the start of the pandemic.

According to the state Department of Public Health, 7,391,595 tests have been performed in the state, which had a 10.9% positivity rate, as of Tuesday.

Georgia was reporting a total of 196,578 antigen positive cases and 2,331 “probable” deaths on Tuesday. 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 Tuesday, 135 additional hospitalizations were reported, bringing the state’s total to 56,971 since the outbreak began.

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.