Georgia COVID-19 instances exceed 874,000

April 24 – ATLANTA – Georgia COVID-19 cases rose 1,085, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health’s daily status report at 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Public health officials reported 874,754 virus cases and 17,382 virus-related deaths on Saturday. There were 17,337 virus-related deaths on Friday, according to GDPH.

The state health department reported 218,098 antigen-positive cases and 2,591 virus-related deaths.

According to data, there have been more than 61,000 hospital admissions and nearly 10,000 intensive care unit admissions due to COVID-19.

More than 8.2 million PCR / molecular tests have been performed since the beginning of the pandemic. Of the total, 848,217 were positive with a positivity rate of 10.3%, data reported.