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: 866,978 statewide
BY COUNTIES IN CENTRAL GEORGIA
This is based on the patient's last-known county of residence.
- Bibb: 13209 cases, 398 deaths
- Houston: 9882 cases, 188 deaths
- Baldwin: 3806 cases, 111 deaths
- Laurens: 3675 cases, 142 deaths
- Monroe: 1853 cases, 86 deaths
- Peach: 1820 cases, 50 deaths
- Putnam: 1764 cases, 57 deaths
- Washington: 1598 cases, 61 deaths
- Jones: 1565 cases, 53 deaths
- Dodge: 1080 cases, 55 deaths
- Hancock: 830 cases, 61 deaths
- Bleckley: 796 cases, 34 deaths
- Johnson: 784 cases, 42 deaths
- Dooly: 782 cases, 32 deaths
- Wilkinson: 725 cases, 28 deaths
- Telfair: 713 cases, 45 deaths
- Treutlen: 623 cases, 24 deaths
- Pulaski: 606 cases, 32 deaths
- Macon: 604 cases, 25 deaths
- Crawford: 520 cases, 17 deaths
- Twiggs: 507 cases, 36 deaths
- Taylor: 507 cases, 22 deaths
- Wilcox: 473 cases, 29 deaths
- Wheeler: 457 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 8,074,059 tests total.
Hospitalized Across Georgia: 60,298
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: 9,866 as of 3 p.m. Friday.
Deaths statewide: 17,180
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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