GEORGIA (WRBL) – The Georgia Department of Health’s latest update to coronavirus numbers in Georgia has grown from 121 to 146, with one patient death in the state.
As coronavirus concerns continue to grow and more coronavirus COVID-19 cases are confirmed across the state, the Georgia Department of Health continues to urge caution and has created a hotline for coronavirus information.
The most recent numbers, county by county: Fulton 33, Cobb 25, Dekalb 15, Bartow 10, Gwinnett 7, Cherokee 7, Floyd 6, Dougherty 6, Fayette 5, Clayton 4, Lowndes 4, Clarke 3, Coweta 3, Gordon 2, Troup 2, Lee 2, Henry 2, Forsyth 1, Polk 1, Hall 1, Barrow 1, Charlton 1, Columbia 1, Rockdale 1, Newton 1, Paulding 1, and Richmond 1.
You can call the hotline if you believe you are experiencing viral symptoms or have been exposed to the novel coronavirus. That number is (844) 442-2681.
The Georgia Department of Public Health is asking people to phone their primary care doctor, an urgent care clinic, or a local federally qualified healthcare center. And they are urging people not to show up unannounced at an emergency room or health care facility.