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.
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Breakdown of Cases: 411,002 statewide
BY COUNTIES IN CENTRAL GEORGIA
This is based on the patient's last-known county of residence.
- Bibb: 7222 cases, 217 deaths
- Houston: 4212 cases, 104 deaths
- Baldwin: 2488 cases, 69 deaths
- Laurens: 2189 cases, 107 deaths (+1)
- Washington: 962 cases, 19 deaths (+1)
- Peach: 918 cases, 27 deaths
- Putnam: 893 cases, 30 deaths
- Monroe: 888 cases, 59 deaths
- Jones: 732 cases, 20 deaths
- Dodge: 710 cases, 37 deaths (+1)
- Bleckley: 545 cases, 29 deaths
- Telfair: 517 cases, 25 deaths
- Hancock: 474 cases, 46 deaths (+1)
- Johnson: 462 cases, 27 deaths
- Dooly: 421 cases, 18 deaths
- Wilkinson: 408 cases, 18 deaths
- Wheeler: 370 cases, 18 deaths (+2)
- Pulaski: 370 cases, 24 deaths
- Treutlen: 328 cases, 13 deaths
- Macon: 286 cases, 14 deaths
- Wilcox: 284 cases, 25 deaths
- Taylor: 268 cases, 13 deaths
- Twiggs: 246 cases, 14 deaths
- Crawford: 220 cases, 6 deaths
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 4,195,929 tests total.
Hospitalized Across Georgia: 34,413
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: 6,434 as of 3 p.m. Wednesday.
Deaths statewide: 8,694
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.
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