COVID-19: Georgia is reporting 33 more deaths in the last 24 hours

Walton County is reporting four deaths and a total of 129 cases

At 8:30 p.m. on Friday, May 1, Walton County is reporting a total of four deaths with 129 cases. A total of 21 people from Walton County are currently hospitalized with COVID-19.

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 – 129
  • Cases per 100,000 – 134.64
  • Total deaths – 4
  • Hospitalized 20

On April 30, 2020, Walton County’s long-term care facilities are reporting Park Place Nursing Home now has 19 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents and one case in the staff. There are no changes to reports from the other facilities.

  • 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 – 1844
  • Cases per 100,000 – 189.88
  • Total deaths – 58
  • Hospitalized – 359


  • Confirmed cases – 26,264
  • ICU admissions – 1,187
  • Hospitalizations – 5,307
  • Total deaths – 1,165 *
  • Total tests reported for Georgia right now at 168,367.

This is 33 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, 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.

Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
Repeated shaking with chills
Muscle pain
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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