Georgia reports 789 additional COVID-19 cases

FILE - People are treated for COVID-19 at Dekalb County resting site Wednesday, July 8, 2020, in Tucker, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
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 789 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19. Of those cases, eight were reported in the Southeast Georgia counties tracked by News4Jax.

As of Sunday, a total of 835,484 confirmed cases had been reported by the state Department of Public Health.

On Sunday, the agency did not report any additional confirmed deaths related to COVID-19. As of Sunday, a total of 15,871 confirmed deaths related to COVID-19 had been reported by the agency since the start of the pandemic.

According to the state Department of Public Health, 7,490,072 tests have been performed in the state, which had a 10.8% positivity rate, as of Sunday.

Georgia was reporting a total of 198,302 antigen positive cases and 2,344 “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, 27 additional hospitalizations were reported, bringing the state’s total to 57,361 since the outbreak began.

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

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.