COVID-19: Georgia cases top 10000 with more than 2000 hospitalized, Walton County 27

Georgia Death toll is at 370 : Cases 10, 204 with 2,089 hospitalized

At 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April, 8, 2020 Georgia was reporting 370 deaths with 10, 204 confirmed cases of COVID-19, 2089 of them hospitalized. The Georgia Department of Health is still reporting the two deaths in Walton County as a result of COVID-19, both males in their 70s with unknown underlying cases. The confirmed cases for Walton County are now up to 27. Gwinnett County is reporting 586 cases with 17 deaths so far from COVID-19.

Just a couple of days ago, if we are not able to flatten the curve Georgia was projected to peak on April 24 with 96 deaths a day due to COVID-19. With the increase of cases and deaths, Georgia is now projected to peak on April 21 at 86 deaths a day. The state has managed to make up hospital beds and is no longer recording a shortage of those, but it is still short on ICU beds and ventilators if we stay on this current trajectory. At this time, Georgia is projected to lose 3,630 people to COVID-19 by Aug. 4. You can keep up with it by taping on this link each day and turning to Georgia for the update.

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