coronavirus

Death and case rates of Covid-19 reached alarming highs Friday. According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, more than 4,000 new cases were reported Friday, as well as 92 deaths. There are now over 209,000 total cases and 4,117 deaths. There have also been 280 new hospitalizations from the virus.

COVID-19 Deaths in Georgia Top 4,000

Aug 6, 2020
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Total Covid-19 reached a tragic milestone today. 42 people have died due to the virus, bringing the total to now more than 4,000. The Georgia Department of Public also Health reports that there are over 3,200 confirmed new cases today, bringing the total case number to over 204,000. There have also been 214 new hospitalizations from the virus

Coronavirus Cases in Georgia Top 200,000

Aug 5, 2020
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Confirmed cases for Covid-19 in Georgia have reached a new milestone today. 

The Georgia Department of Public Health reports that there are 3,817 confirmed cases, bringing the total to over 200,000. Deaths are also nearing a milestone today, as 65 deaths bring the total to almost 4,000. There have also been 362 new hospitalizations.

 

The University of Georgia’s University Council, a faculty, student, and staff body, has called a meeting on August 12 to discuss the University’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. WUGA’s Martin Matheny reports.

On the agenda will be the creation of a special COVID-19 response committee, as well as the endorsement of a joint resolution from the faculty senates of the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Education, which is in places critical of the institution’s - and the University System of Georgia’s – response so far.

Georgia Department of Public Health

The Georgia Department of Public Health reported another spike in the death rate today due to Covid-19. There have been 81 deaths today along with more than 2,500 new cases. There have also been 302 new hospitalizations.

 

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