ATLANTA — We’re breaking down the trends and relaying information from across the state of Georgia as it comes in, bringing perspective to the data and context to the trends.

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  • As of 3 p.m., there have been 15,349 deaths in Georgia, an increase of 140 since the previous day. Over the last 14 days (2/18-3/3), the average daily increase in newly reported deaths was 78.21 deaths each day. Over the previous 14-day period (2/4-2/17), the average daily increase in newly reported deaths was 96.21.
  • There have been 823,008 cases confirmed in Georgia, an increase of 1,526 since the previous day. Over the last 14 days, the average daily increase in newly confirmed cases was 1,890.07 new cases a day. Over the previous 14-day period, the average daily increase in newly confirmed cases was 2,666.
  • There have been 56,369 total patients hospitalized in Georgia during the pandemic, an increase of 118 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 177.79 new patients a day. Over the previous 14-day period, the average daily increase in new patients was 209.07.
  • 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 March 3, there were 1,840 current hospitalizations – a decrease of 34 hospitalizations from the previous day.

Appling    1838    60

Atkinson    762    18

Baldwin    3720    106

Barrow    8074    117

Bartow    10276    184

Ben Hill    1465    55

Berrien    1014    29

Bleckley    783    33

Brantley    871    27

Bulloch    5071    50

Carroll    7014    124

Catoosa    5155    59

Charlton    1018    19

Chatham    18696    352

Chattahoochee    2683    9

Chattooga    2102    59

Cherokee    20416    258

Clarke    12104    115

Clayton    21254    372

Coffee    4158    121

Colquitt    3319    66

Columbia    10555    150

Coweta    8094    154

Crawford    502    14

DeKalb    52080    784

Decatur    2057    53

Dougherty    5289    266

Douglas    10905    154

Effingham    3610    59

Emanuel    1695    51

Fayette    6181    129

Forsyth    16268    152

Franklin    2271    37

Fulton    74832    1072

Gwinnett    80837    910

Habersham    4544    138

Haralson    1629    33

Henry    17256    248

Houston    9422    169

Jackson    8056    122

Jeff Davis    1232    36

Jefferson    1540    54

Laurens    3617    136

Liberty    2748    52

Lowndes    7339    128

Lumpkin    2663    54

Madison    2621    38

McDuffie    1580    38

McIntosh    597    13

Meriwether    1430    53

Mitchell    1477    70

Montgomery    708    19

Muscogee    12916    330

Newton    6908    183

Oglethorpe    1127    26

Paulding    9900    145

Pickens    2364    54

Randolph    456    32

Richmond    18768    356

Rockdale    5518    129

Seminole    716    17

Spalding    3648    130

Stephens    2867    71

Taliaferro    95    2

Tattnall    1786    39

Thomas    3438    106

Treutlen    622    19

Walton    7444    208

Washington    1593    49

Whitfield    14216    209

Wilkinson    707    25




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