COVID-19: 5 deaths: 2,407 cases and 8,202 tests reported in the last 24 hours

Walton County is reporting four deaths and a total of 133 cases

At 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, Walton County is reporting a total of four deaths with 133 cases. A total of 21 people from Walton County are reported as hospitalized with COVID-19. This is two more cases reported in the past 24 hours.

The Georgia Department of Public Health has a new way of report data with updates given in realtime.  COVID-19 information in this report is a snapshot of the situation at this time.

Walton County

  • Cases – 133
  • Cases per 100,000 – 138.81
  • Total deaths – 4
  • Hospitalized 21

On April 30, 2020, Walton County’s long-term care facilities reported Park Place Nursing Home had 19 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents and one case in the staff. There are no changes to reports from the other facilities. This information will be updated again on Monday May 4.

  • Park Place, Monroe – 19 confirmed resident cases, one confirmed staff case, no deaths
  • The Retreat at Loganville Pearl Memory Care Building –  11 confirmed resident cases, three deaths
  • The Retreat at Loganville: one confirmed resident case, no staff cases, no deaths

Gwinnett County

  • Cases – 1,976
  • Cases per 100,000 – 203.94
  • Total deaths – 58
  • Hospitalized – 360

Georgia

  • Confirmed cases – 26,264  –  2,407 more reported in the past 24 hours
  • ICU admissions – 1,253 – 66 more reported in the past 24 hours
  • Hospitalizations – 5,307 – 98 more reported in the past 24 hours
  • Total deaths – 1,174 *
  • Total tests reported for Georgia right now at 183,002 – 8,202 more tests in the past 24 hours

*This is five more  COVID-19 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. Click or tap on this link for a realtime update of these statistics.

To get a free screening, Georgians with symptoms consistent with COVID-19 can download the Augusta University ExpressCare app at augustahealth.org, or call (706) 721-1852. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention list the following symptoms for COVID-19: Free tests will be available a Decatur’s House of Hope on Monday, May 4, 2020.

Cough
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
Fever
Chills
Repeated shaking with chills
Muscle pain
Headache
Sore throat
New loss of taste or smell

Asymptomatic Georgians who are medical workers, first responders, law enforcement, or residents or staff of a long-term care facility can call their local health department to schedule a free COVID-19 test. Find a nearby test site here or see below for a list of Georgia National Guard testing sites.

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