COVID-19: Georgia reported 30,106 tests in the past 24 hours

Walton County reports one more hospitalization

At 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 17, Walton County reported a total of eight deaths with 158 cases of COVID-19. That is no more confirmed cases or deaths and no more hospitalization reported in the last 24 hours. COVID-19 information in this report is a snapshot of the situation at this time.

Walton County

  • Cases – 158
  • Cases per 100,000 – 164.9
  • Total deaths – 8
  • Hospitalized – 27

On May 15, 2020, there were no additional deaths reported at the three Walton County long-term health care facilities that are reporting cases. This will not be updated again until May 18, 2020. Park Place Nursing Home did, however, report two more cases in residents. *Park Place Nursing Home is reporting a fourth resident has passed away from COVID-19. It is also reporting six staff member’s tested positive – one has since recovered. This information is not yet reported by the Georgia Department of Health which doesn’t update nursing home statistics over the weekend.

  • Park Place, Monroe – 39 confirmed resident cases, five confirmed staff case, three deaths reported*
  • The Retreat at Loganville Pearl Memory Care Building –  13 confirmed resident cases, four deaths
  • The Retreat at Loganville: one confirmed resident case, no staff cases, no deaths

Gwinnett County

  • Cases –  2,594 –  that’s no new cases reported in the past 24 hours
  • Cases per 100,000 – 267.40
  • Total deaths –102 – that’s no new deaths reported in the past 24 hours
  • Hospitalized – 512  – that’s two new hospitalizations reported in the past 24 hours


  • Confirmed cases –  37,552 – that is 340 more cases reported in the last 24 hours
  • ICU admissions – 1, 557  – that’s one more reported in the past 24 hours
  • Hospitalizations – 6,835 – That’s more reported in the past 24 hours
  • Total deaths – 1,609 *
  • Total tests reported for Georgia right now at 321,069  – That is 30,106 tests reported in the past 24 hours.

*This is 11 more  COVID-19 deaths reported in the last 24 hours – 21 in the past 48 hours. Reporting has historically been down over the weekend. We will average it out on Monday as there is usually a spike in reporting that day.

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