Breaking: 75 Georgians died as a result of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours

23 cases and 2 deaths in Walton: 294 deaths, 7558 cases 1393 hospitalized in Georgia

The Georgia Department of Health is reporting two deaths in Walton County. According to the statistics reported at noon on Monday, April 5, 2020, the person who did not survive COVID-19 is a 75-year-old male. The second death is reported as a 74-year-old male. It is unknown if either had any underlying conditions. At 7 p.m. on Monday, Georgia was reporting 294 deaths with 7558 confirmed cases and 1332 hospitalized with COVID-19. According to these records, 75 Georgians died of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. At 7 p.m. on Sunday night, GDPH reported that 219 Georgians had died of COVID-19. The United States lost a total of 1,176 residents to COVID-19 during that time.

Walton County now has 23 reported cases and two death. Gwinnett County now is reporting 455 cases with 10 deaths so far from COVID-19. Five of the deaths are men and five are women, all over 65 years of age.

On this current trend, if we are not able to flatten the curve Georgia is projected to peak on April 24 with 96 deaths a day due to COVID-19. At that time we will also be short of hospital beds as well as ICU beds and ventilators. You can keep up with it by taping on this link each day and turning to Georgia for the update.

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