EVENING UPDATE: Georgia DPH reports 45,266 positive COVID-19 cases statewide, with 593 in Columbus

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GEORGIA (WRBL) – As of the Georgia Department of Public Health’s latest update, the state reports that 45,266 people have tested positive for COVID-19 statewide.

So far the virus has claimed the lives of 1,973 Georgians.

The Georgia Department of Public Health reports 7,829 people have been hospitalized for treatment.

Columbus now has 593 cases.

Sumter County is now at 466 cases.

Troup County is now at 283 cases.

Harris County now has 89 cases of the virus.

The GaDPH’s status update page for coronavirus numbers is not currently showing the number of patients in the state presumed to have recovered from the illness so far.

The DPH provides three daily updates on the number of COVID-19 cases in the state.

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