COVID-19: Georgia death toll at 69; Confirmed cases at 2366 with 617 hospitalized

Two cases reported in Walton County

The death toll in Georgia as a result of CoVID-19  is 69 compared to the 65 deaths that were reported at 7 p.m. on March 27, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. The number of confirmed cases is now  2,366, of which 617 are hospitalized. This is the latest update at noon on Saturday, March 28, 2020.

Walton County now has two cases registered on the list. Dr Michelle Plaster said Your Family Health Center will be opening a Respiratory Symptom Testing and Treatment Clinic at the 1025 Church on E. Spring St. in Monroe on Monday to test for COVID-19 as well as other respiratory illnesses.

The GDPH is also now listing the incidents as well as the deaths of COVID-19 in each county. Fulton, Dekalb, Dougherty, Cobb and Gwinnett lead the state in cases of COVID-19 at 373, 240, 205, 181 and 129 respectively. The most deaths as a result of COVID-19 are in Dogherty County with 13, followed by Fulton at 12, and Cobb at 8. Gwinnett County now has one death reported. There are no deaths reported at this time in Walton County.

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