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: 312,514 statewide
BY COUNTIES IN CENTRAL GEORGIA
This is based on the patient's last-known county of residence.
- Bibb: 6024 cases, 168 deaths (+5 deaths)
- Houston: 3109 cases, 80 deaths
- Baldwin: 2087 cases, 56 deaths
- Laurens: 1632 cases, 67 deaths (+1 deaths)
- Putnam: 683 cases, 24 deaths
- Monroe: 676 cases, 50 deaths
- Washington: 666 cases, 8 deaths
- Peach: 665 cases, 24 deaths (+1 death)
- Jones: 545 cases, 8 deaths
- Bleckley: 431 cases, 20 deaths
- Dodge: 417 cases, 12 deaths
- Johnson: 414 cases, 22 deaths
- Hancock: 387 cases, 42 deaths
- Telfair: 383 cases, 18 deaths
- Dooly: 338 cases, 14 deaths
- Wilkinson: 336 cases, 18 deaths
- Wheeler: 329 cases, 11 deaths
- Pulaski: 312 cases, 22 deaths
- Treutlen: 256 cases, 8 deaths
- Wilcox: 248 cases, 20 deaths
- Macon: 229 cases, 10 deaths
- Taylor: 208 cases, 10 deaths
- Twiggs: 187 cases, 7 deaths
- Crawford: 166 cases, 5 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 2,847,494 tests total.
Hospitalized Across Georgia: 28,035
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: 5,156 as of 3 p.m. Friday.
Deaths statewide: 6,874
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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