Dougherty County has had the most deaths from coronavirus

Two Georgia counties have had more than 10 people die from coronavirus, according to today’s status report from the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Dougherty County leads Georgia in the number of deaths from the virus with 17. Dougherty county is a hotbed for the virus in Georgia after it spread rapidly from two highly attended funerals in Albany. Fulton County, Georgia’s largest county, has had 14 deaths. Dougherty has 267 total cases of coronavirus while Fulton has 463.

Statewide, 2,809 people have tested positive for coronavirus, 707 have been hospitalized and 87 people have died. The hospitalization rate in Georgia is just over 25%.

A total of 12,566 tests have been processed statewide.

Below is the number of cases and deaths by county.

COVID-19 Confirmed Cases By County:No. CasesNo. Deaths
Fulton46314
Dekalb2813
Dougherty26717
Cobb2459
Gwinnett1581
Bartow1211
Carroll810
Cherokee611
Clayton611
Henry582
Lee446
Clarke415
Douglas391
Hall340
Forsyth331
Fayette323
Coweta282
Floyd282
Paulding240
Lowndes201
Tift190
Newton180
Rockdale181
Chatham160
Early161
Houston161
Sumter161
Bibb150
Gordon151
Mitchell150
Richmond130
Columbia120
Laurens120
Muscogee120
Polk120
Spalding120
Terrell122
Oconee110
Troup111
Worth111
Coffee100
Glynn100
Barrow72
Bryan70
Peach71
Thomas70
Whitfield71
Colquitt60
Crisp60
Meriwether60
Pickens61
Butts50
Calhoun50
Dawson50
Decatur50
Seminole50
Upson50
Ware50
Burke40
Effingham40
Harris40
Lamar40
Liberty40
Lumpkin40
Miller40
Walton40
Baldwin31
Camden30
Catoosa30
Fannin30
Franklin30
Greene30
Haralson30
Irwin30
Lincoln30
Madison30
Monroe30
Murray30
Pulaski30
Randolph30
Stephens30
Turner30
Ben Hill20
Hart20
Jackson20
Jasper20
Jones20
Pierce20
Pike20
Tattnall20
Toombs20
Twiggs20
Washington20
Bacon10
Baker11
Banks10
Berrien10
Brooks10
Bulloch10
Candler10
Charlton10
Chattahoochee10
Chattooga10
Clinch10
Cook10
Dodge10
Dooly10
Gilmer10
Heard11
Jenkins10
Long10
Macon10
Mcduffie10
Mcintosh10
Morgan10
Schley10
Taylor10
Warren10
Wheeler10
White10
Wilkes10
Unknown1640

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