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Georgia among 12 states with 20,000 or more coronavirus cases

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Georgia is now among 12 states in the country that have 20,000 or more confirmed coronavirus cases.

New numbers show confirmed cases of coronavirus in Georgia continue to climb. As of 12 p.m. Wednesday, there were 20,740 confirmed cases, 836 deaths and 3,959 hospitalizations.

That’s up from 7 p.m. Tuesday, when there were 20,166 cases, 818 deaths and 3,885 hospitalizations.

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The Georgia Department of Public Health does not release compiled data on how many patients have recovered.

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To show you the weekly growth, here are the cases that have been reported in the last seven days. There’s a downward trend in new cases but there are still spikes:

Tuesday April 14: 14,578 cases (up by 957 cases), 524 deaths (44 new deaths)

Wednesday April 15: 15,260 cases (up by 682 cases), 576 deaths (52 new deaths)

Thursday April 16: 16,368 cases (up by 1,108 cases), 617 deaths (41 new deaths)

Friday April 17: 17,432 cases (up by 1,064 cases), 668 deaths (51 new deaths)

Saturday April 18: 17,841 cases (up by 409 cases), 677 deaths (9 new deaths)

Sunday April 19: 18,489 cases (up by 648 cases), 689 deaths (12 new deaths)

Monday April 20: 19,399 cases (up by 910 cases), 775 deaths (86 new deaths)

Tuesday, April 21: 20,166 cases (up by 767 new cases), 818 deaths (43 new deaths)

Gov. Brian Kemp announced Monday what he called limited, sensible steps forward to reopening Georgia for business.

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According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, 62 percent of the cases in Georgia are patients between the ages of 18 and 59. Thirty percent of patients are ages 60 and older, 3 percent are of unknown age and 1 percent are between the ages of 0 and 17.

The youngest death in Georgia remains a 22-year-old woman with underlying health conditions in Muscogee County.

COVID-19 Confirmed Cases By County:No. CasesNo. Deaths
Fulton222284
Dekalb158730
Dougherty1468107
Gwinnett126346
Cobb125961
Hall7789
Clayton54821
Henry38810
Sumter34120
Cherokee33110
Carroll31111
Richmond30913
Lee29217
Mitchell27823
Bartow25827
Douglas2538
Muscogee2374
Forsyth2238
Bibb2174
Chatham1936
Houston18813
Upson18612
Early17612
Coweta1684
Terrell15918
Colquitt1576
Randolph14717
Fayette1458
Newton1444
Paulding1447
Thomas14414
Rockdale1436
Baldwin1424
Worth1419
Spalding1398
Crisp1282
Floyd1278
Columbia1232
Habersham1192
Clarke11613
Lowndes1163
Troup1074
Barrow1013
Ware957
Tift913
Coffee844
Butts831
Calhoun752
Dooly736
Gordon688
Walton643
Jackson631
Turner595
Macon572
Oconee530
Burke513
Pierce512
Decatur501
Glynn490
Greene491
Dawson481
Harris482
Meriwether470
Whitfield474
Appling462
Wilcox466
Laurens431
Stephens411
Bryan382
Grady382
Johnson371
Mcduffie374
Oglethorpe373
Polk360
Walker360
Brooks356
Peach352
Pike352
Liberty340
Marion331
Bulloch322
White320
Effingham301
Catoosa290
Lamar280
Washington281
Camden270
Putnam272
Lumpkin260
Seminole262
Haralson251
Miller230
Morgan230
Jones220
Talbot221
Wilkinson222
Dodge210
Toombs213
Wilkes210
Bacon201
Baker202
Brantley202
Clay202
Ben Hill190
Gilmer190
Murray190
Fannin180
Jasper180
Madison181
Pickens182
Telfair180
Pulaski171
Stewart170
Banks160
Schley161
Emanuel150
Irwin150
Monroe151
Towns150
Union151
Crawford140
Jenkins141
Screven141
Cook131
Dade131
Franklin130
Taylor132
Jefferson111
Berrien100
Chattooga101
Elbert100
Hancock100
Lincoln100
Warren100
Wayne100
Heard81
Rabun80
Candler70
Charlton70
Chattahoochee70
Clinch70
Jeff Davis71
Lanier71
Webster70
Hart60
Atkinson50
Bleckley50
Echols50
Tattnall50
Evans40
Mcintosh40
Twiggs40
Quitman31
Wheeler30
Long20
Montgomery20
Treutlen20
Unknown6670
Non-Georgia Resident10028
*Based on patient county of residence when known
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