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: 689,676 statewide
BY COUNTIES IN CENTRAL GEORGIA
This is based on the patient's last-known county of residence.
- Bibb: 11,005 cases, 269 deaths (+11)
- Houston: 7944 cases, 131 deaths (+3)
- Baldwin: 3273 cases, 77 deaths (+1)
- Laurens: 3174 cases, 119 deaths
- Monroe: 1498 cases, 68 deaths (+1)
- Peach: 1457 cases, 33 deaths
- Putnam: 1408 cases, 36 deaths (+1)
- Washington: 1385 cases, 29 deaths
- Jones: 1267 cases, 23 deaths
- Dodge: 990 cases, 48 deaths
- Hancock: 728 cases, 49 deaths
- Bleckley: 711 cases, 32 deaths
- Johnson: 667 cases, 31 deaths
- Telfair: 638 cases, 34 deaths (+1)
- Dooly: 636 cases, 24 deaths
- Wilkinson: 631 cases, 20 deaths
- Treutlen: 527 cases, 16 deaths (+2)
- Pulaski: 503 cases, 25 deaths
- Macon: 464 cases, 15 deaths
- Twiggs: 442 cases, 20 deaths
- Crawford: 427 cases, 9 deaths
- Wheeler: 423 cases, 19 deaths
- Wilcox: 419 cases, 25 deaths
- Taylor: 418 cases, 17 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 5,988,737 tests total.
Hospitalized Across Georgia: 47,006
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: 8,004 as of 3 p.m. Tuesday.
Deaths statewide: 11,265
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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