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: 902,390 statewide
BY COUNTIES IN CENTRAL GEORGIA
This is based on the patient's last-known county of residence.
- Bibb: 13,571 cases, 419 deaths
- Houston: 10,232 cases, 207 deaths
- Baldwin: 3,886 cases, 118 deaths
- Laurens: 3,765 cases, 148 deaths
- Monroe: 1,922 cases, 89 deaths
- Peach: 1,901 cases, 62 deaths (+1)
- Putnam: 1,824 cases, 59 deaths
- Washington: 1,653 cases, 62 deaths
- Jones: 1,623 cases, 54 deaths (+1)
- Dodge: 1,091 cases, 58 deaths
- Hancock: 844 cases, 66 deaths
- Bleckley: 809 cases, 33 deaths
- Dooly: 803 cases, 30 deaths
- Johnson: 796 cases, 43 deaths
- Wilkinson: 741 cases, 27 deaths
- Telfair: 736 cases, 47 deaths
- Treutlen: 642 cases, 31 deaths
- Macon: 631 cases, 31 deaths
- Pulaski: 617 cases, 33 deaths
- Crawford: 521 cases, 19 deaths
- Taylor: 519 cases, 23 deaths
- Twiggs: 512 cases, 39 deaths
- Wilcox: 484 cases, 30 deaths
- Wheeler: 461 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 9,078,549 tests total.
Hospitalized Across Georgia: 64,894
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: 10,978 as of 3 p.m. Saturday.
Deaths statewide: 18,469
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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