Georgia hits new record number of COVID-19 cases on New Year’s Day

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  • January 2, 2021
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More than 8,700 new cases of coronavirus have been reported over the past 24 hours across the state of Georgia.

THE LATEST DATA:

  • As of 3 p.m., there have been 9,889 deaths in Georgia, an increase of 17 since the previous day. Over the last 14 days (12/19-1/1), the average daily increase in newly reported deaths was 35.21 deaths each day. Over the previous 14-day period (12/5-12/18), the average daily increase in newly reported deaths was 33.86.
  • There have been 575,395 cases confirmed in Georgia, an increase of 8,719 since the previous day. Over the last 14 days, the average daily increase in newly confirmed cases was 5366.43 new cases a day. Over the previous 14-day period, the average daily increase in newly confirmed cases was 4,426.
  • There have been 42,362 total patients hospitalized in Georgia during the pandemic, an increase of 278 since the previous day according to the Department of Public Health’s cumulative total. Over the last 14 days, the average daily increase in new patients was 235.57 new patients a day. Over the previous 14-day period, the average daily increase in new patients was 234.36.
  • The Georgia Emergency Management Agency began reporting current statewide hospitalizations on May 1. That day they reported 1,500 current hospitalizations. The agency discontinued its daily report on Sept. 5 pointing instead to the newly created Georgia COVID-19 Data Hub.
  • According to Georgia’s new database, as of Jan. 1, there were 4,563 current hospitalizations – a decrease of 15 hospitalizations from the previous day.

 


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