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Coronavirus in Georgia | 356,848 cases, up 1,823 since Wednesday

Here's an updated list of case numbers in the state, given by the Georgia Department of Public Health.

MACON, Ga. — As updates on COVID-19 continue to come in, 13WMAZ is dedicated to tracking cases across Georgia. During this time, we hope to provide you with facts and not fear.

Cases reported on Robins Air Force Base are not counted in Houston County's total from the Georgia Department of Health.

Governor Brian Kemp and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) are releasing updated case numbers for the virus on their website.

13WMAZ is updating this story once a day -- at 3 p.m.

Breakdown of Cases: 356,848 statewide

BY COUNTIES IN CENTRAL GEORGIA

This is based on the patient's last-known county of residence. 

  • Bibb: 6632 cases, 198 deaths (+1)
  • Houston: 3640 cases, 95 deaths (+1)
  • Baldwin: 2316 cases, 64 deaths 
  • Laurens: 2014 cases, 88 deaths (+1)
  • Putnam: 808 cases, 27 deaths
  • Peach: 786 cases, 26 deaths 
  • Washington: 776 cases, 13 deaths
  • Monroe: 765 cases, 54 deaths (+1)
  • Jones: 647 cases, 17 deaths (+1)
  • Dodge: 620 cases, 19 deaths
  • Bleckley: 516 cases, 27 deaths 
  • Telfair: 510 cases, 24 deaths 
  • Johnson: 441 cases, 22 deaths
  • Hancock: 413 cases, 44 deaths
  • Dooly: 375 cases, 18 deaths 
  • Wheeler: 369 cases, 17 deaths (+1)
  • Wilkinson: 368 cases, 17 deaths
  • Pulaski: 343 cases, 23 deaths 
  • Treutlen: 315 cases, 12 deaths 
  • Wilcox: 257 cases, 25 deaths
  • Macon: 252 cases, 10 deaths
  • Taylor: 235 cases, 12 deaths 
  • Twiggs: 220 cases, 10 deaths 
  • Crawford: 196 cases, 6 deaths 

For a full list of counties across Georgia, click here.

Statewide Testing Numbers

Testing is being conducted by commercial labs as well as the state lab. The Georgia Department of Public Health started releasing testing numbers on March 18.

Commercial labs and state labs have conducted 3,516,162 tests total.

Hospitalized Across Georgia: 31,516 

The state has now added numbers for ICU hospitalizations, but says the number could be under-reported, because it only includes ICU admissions at the time the case was reported to the Department of Public Health. 

ICU Admissions: 5,927 as of 3 p.m. Thursday.

Deaths statewide: 7,923 

The first death in Georgia was a 67-year-old patient who had been hospitalized at WellStar Kennestone. He tested positive for coronavirus on March 7.

"This individual had an underlying medical condition," Kemp said. 

The Georgia Department of Public Health reported a 64-year-old man with underlying conditions died in Houston County.

Warner Robins American Little League later confirmed this to be one of their umpires on March 24. He was the first COVID-19-related death in Central Georgia.

MORE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE

'Just a lovable teddy bear': Warner Robins Little League community reacts to COVID-19-related death of umpire

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To see our full coverage, visit our site section here: www.13wmaz.com/Coronavirus.