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Continuing Coverage: COVID-19 in South Georgia

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Published: Mar. 24, 2020 at 8:39 PM EDT|Updated: Feb. 22, 2021 at 10:10 AM EST
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Below you can find the number of coronavirus cases in our local South Georgia counties. This story will be updated with new information daily.

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As of Tuesday’s 2:50 p.m. update from the Georgia Department of Health, there are 870,517 cases of COVID-19 statewide.

Additionally, DPH is reporting 17,250 coronavirus deaths in Georgia and a 6.7% positivity rate for the day.

Below is the number of cases reported by the DPH in our local counties.

  • Berrien - 1,054 (70 hospitalizations, 31 deaths)
  • Brooks - 936 (86 hospitalizations, 36 deaths)
  • Clinch - 729 (66 hospitalizations, 25 deaths)
  • Colquitt - 3,499 (245 hospitalizations, 75 deaths)
  • Cook - 1,160 (106 hospitalizations, 37 deaths)
  • Decatur - 2,131 (143 hospitalizations, 54 deaths)
  • Echols - 358 (13 hospitalizations, four deaths)
  • Grady - 1,523 (173 hospitalizations, 46 deaths)
  • Lanier - 491 (27 hospitalizations, nine deaths)
  • Lowndes - 7,707 (373 hospitalizations, 138 deaths)
  • Miller - 674 (40 hospitalizations, nine deaths)
  • Mitchell - 1,523 (229 hospitalizations, 74 deaths)
  • Seminole - 744 (66 hospitalizations, 17 deaths)
  • Thomas - 3,527 (347 hospitalizations, 113 deaths)

The State of Georgia says there are 2,387 positive cases and 12 deaths in the state but it is not known which county to assign them to.

According to DPH’s Tuesday, April 19 vaccine report, more than 5.4 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered across the state and 3,388,893 Georgians have received at least one dose.

  • Berrien - 5,910 doses administered (3,272 first doses, 2,714 fully vaccinated)
  • Brooks - 6,433 doses administered (3,469 first doses, 2,997 fully vaccinated)
  • Clinch - 2,230 doses administered (1,204 first doses, 1,060 fully vaccinated)
  • Colquitt - 15,657 doses administered (8,766 first doses, 6,998 fully vaccinated)
  • Cook - 6,557 doses administered (3,637 first doses, 3,023 fully vaccinated)
  • Decatur - 10,673 doses administered (5,842 first doses, 4,888 fully vaccinated)
  • Echols - 849 doses administered (462 first doses, 403 fully vaccinated)
  • Grady - 9,209 doses administered (4,980 first doses, 4,293 fully vaccinated)
  • Lanier - 2,340 doses administered (1,288 first doses, 1,083 fully vaccinated)
  • Lowndes - 38,246 doses administered (21,213 first doses, 17,391 fully vaccinated)
  • Miller - 3,260 doses administered (1,744 first doses, 1,561 fully vaccinated)
  • Mitchell - 9,868 doses administered (5,456 first doses, 4,591 fully vaccinated)
  • Seminole - 3,682 doses administered (1,994 first doses, 1,784 fully vaccinated)
  • Thomas - 20,609 doses administered (11,296 first doses, 9,501 fully vaccinated)

As of Thursday, March 26, all Georgians aged 16 and older are available for the COVID-19 vaccine.