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: 883,418 statewide
BY COUNTIES IN CENTRAL GEORGIA
This is based on the patient's last-known county of residence.
- Bibb: 13346 cases, 405 deaths
- Houston: 10087 cases, 194 deaths
- Baldwin: 3840 cases, 113 deaths
- Laurens: 3710 cases, 144 deaths
- Monroe: 1870 cases, 87 deaths
- Peach: 1860 cases, 52 deaths
- Putnam: 1798 cases, 56 deaths
- Washington: 1628 cases, 62 deaths
- Jones: 1582 cases, 53 deaths
- Dodge: 1084 cases, 56 deaths
- Hancock: 834 cases, 62 deaths
- Bleckley: 801 cases, 34 deaths
- Johnson: 787 cases, 42 deaths
- Dooly: 787 cases, 32 deaths
- Wilkinson: 730 cases, 28 deaths
- Telfair: 720 cases, 45 deaths
- Treutlen: 625 cases, 24 deaths
- Macon: 618 cases, 26 deaths
- Pulaski: 610 cases, 32 deaths
- Crawford: 525 cases, 17 deaths
- Twiggs: 514 cases, 37 deaths
- Taylor: 511 cases, 22 deaths
- Wilcox: 476 cases, 29 deaths
- Wheeler: 459 cases, 21 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 8,407,599 tests total.
Hospitalized Across Georgia: 61,897
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: 10,143 as of 3 p.m. Wednesday.
Deaths statewide: 17,625
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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