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Coronavirus in Georgia | Latest numbers for Wednesday, Aug. 19

Here's the latest COVID-19 case, death and hospitalization data from the state.

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.

Visit the 11Alive coronavirus page for comprehensive coverage, find out what you need to know about Georgia specifically, learn more about the symptoms, and keep tabs on the cases around the world.

State and federal officials with the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are continually monitoring the spread of the virus. They are also working hand-in-hand with the World Health Organization to track the spread around the world and to stop it. 

For anyone who needs a COVID-19 test and is looking for a testing site, visit the state's website.

THE LATEST DATA:

  • As of 3 p.m., there have been 4,849 deaths in Georgia, an increase of 55 since the previous day. Over the last 14 days (8/6-8/19), the average daily increase in newly reported deaths was 61.79 deaths each day. Over the previous 14-day period (7/23-8/5), the average daily increase in newly reported deaths was 46.36.
Credit: WXIA
  • There have been 243,982 cases confirmed in Georgia, an increase of 2,305 since the previous day. Over the last 14 days, the average daily increase in newly confirmed cases was 3019.21 new cases a day. Over the previous 14-day period, the average daily increase in newly confirmed cases was 3,529.
Credit: WXIA
  • There have been 22,664 total patients hospitalized in Georgia during the pandemic, an increase of 235 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 205.43 new patients a day. Over the previous 14-day period, the average daily increase in new patients was 276.14.
  • The Georgia Emergency Management Agency began reporting current statewide hospitalizations on May 1. That day they reported 1,500 current hospitalizations. By the most recent report on Aug. 19, there were 2,573 current hospitalizations - a decrease of 23 hospitalizations from the previous day.

COUNTY- CASES- DEATHS:

Fulton    22760    479

Gwinnett    22196    295

Non-GA Resident/Unknown State    16727    105

DeKalb    15422    267

Cobb    15247    352

Hall    6764    109

Chatham    6425    106

Clayton    5712    118

Richmond    5369    103

Muscogee    5163    117

Bibb    4314    86

Cherokee    4126    67

Henry    3886    59

Whitfield    3771    42

Lowndes    3289    52

Douglas    2928    60

Dougherty    2845    173

Columbia    2804    35

Glynn    2782    59

Unknown    2766    8

Forsyth    2681    29

Troup    2438    77

Clarke    2341    21

Houston    2307    62

Bartow    2114    65

Carroll    2093    54

Newton    2078    52

Paulding    1945    28

Coweta    1875    26

Floyd    1871    20

Colquitt    1645    24

Coffee    1630    33

Rockdale    1522    27

Barrow    1489    34

Bulloch    1427    19

Tift    1415    46

Gordon    1380    25

Fayette    1365    34

Walton    1309    43

Thomas    1275    45

Ware    1248    36

Jackson    1246    19

Habersham    1236    53

Baldwin    1219    46

Laurens    1167    19

Spalding    1052    43

Polk    991    12

Toombs    902    9

Wayne    889    13

Camden    888    7

Decatur    870    18

Effingham    864    10

Walker    847    17

Chattahoochee    844    2

Appling    822    19

Liberty    819    9

Sumter    795    56

Bryan    759    9

Catoosa    738    17

Stephens    722    19

Harris    696    19

Gilmer    695    4

Mitchell    676    41

Murray    669    3

Upson    636    49

Emanuel    626    15

Lee    617    23

Tattnall    613    3

Jefferson    594    12

Grady    587    8

Burke    580    7

Jeff Davis    565    8

Washington    564    3

Ben Hill    556    7

Dawson    528    5

Butts    521    40

Monroe    516    32

Putnam    508    18

Charlton    504    4

Oconee    483    17

Peach    482    16

Franklin    479    6

Cook    478    9

Bacon    477    8

Worth    476    24

Madison    472    7

Pierce    469    10

Lumpkin    466    10

McDuffie    455    11

Pickens    452    6

Brooks    443    18

Meriwether    441    7

Crisp    419    15

White    413    8

Elbert    407    1

Fannin    396    5

Chattooga    388    5

Early    388    32

Greene    383    14

Union    371    7

Jones    366    4

Atkinson    365    3

Hart    363    9

Morgan    341    1

Hancock    340    37

Berrien    339    1

Evans    322    3

Telfair    321    12

Banks    311    6

Terrell    311    30

Lamar    299    14

Bleckley    292    11

Randolph    292    26

Candler    289    10

Brantley    279    8

Jenkins    277    24

Stewart    275    10

Johnson    274    12

Dooly    268    14

Dodge    267    4

Turner    267    18

Pike    258    6

Haralson    257    7

Oglethorpe    255    8

Seminole    252    6

Screven    246    9

Wilkinson    243    12

Rabun    239    3

Lanier    238    5

Echols    228    2

Clinch    218    4

Calhoun    215    7

McIntosh    214    3

Wilkes    207    3

Wilcox    201    19

Macon    190    10

Montgomery    189    2

Jasper    186    2

Irwin    185    1

Lincoln    178    5

Towns    173    3

Miller    171    0

Dade    165    2

Marion    163    5

Treutlen    160    3

Heard    154    5

Long    154    2

Pulaski    151    3

Talbot    149    5

Twiggs    144    4

Crawford    126    0

Wheeler    120    3

Taylor    111    4

Clay    106    2

Warren    98    2

Schley    87    2

Baker    73    3

Webster    39    2

Quitman    32    1

Glascock    29    1

Taliaferro    17    0