COVID-19: Georgia’s slow down in coronavirus deaths continues

At noon on Sunday, April 19, Georgia is reporting 18,301 cases of COVID-19, 3,464 hospitalized and 687 deaths. That is 14 deaths in the last 24 hours. Walton County is reporting 60 cases and three deaths. Gwinnett County is reporting 1,099 cases and 38 deaths. In the Governor’s list of COVID-19 patients at Walton County nursing homes and long-term care facilities, the state is reporting three cases in Walton County – one at Park Place in Monroe and two cases with two deaths at the Retreat in Loganville at the Pearl Alzheimer’s building.

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluations revised the projections that all the states are working off of on Friday and Georgia is now  projected to have already peaked at 100 deaths per day (which was recorded 10 days ago, on April 7, 2020.) Georgia’s peak use of resources was projected to have been two days ago, on April 15, and the state’s total deaths expected tops out at 1,369  by June 1. Georgia now has 100% of hospital beds as well as ICU beds needed and are just 287 short on ventilators.

You can keep up with the new projections by taping on this link each day and turning to Georgia for the update.

 

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