Georgia is on the verge of 2,500 deaths from coronavirus. The Georgia Department of Public Health reported a total of 2,494 deaths as of its 3 p.m. status update Monday.
The state has 58,414 confirmed cases, with 733 new cases reported today. There have been 9,322 COVID-19 hospitalizations and 2,043 ICU admissions due to the virus.
Cases in Gwinnett County continue to climb, with a total of 5,308 cases, 783 hospitalizations and 155 deaths. Fulton County is now number two in the state after leading the state in cases for several months. Fulton now has 5,157 confirmed cases, 957 hospitalizations and 290 deaths.
The age group with the most COVID-19 cases is between ages 50 and 59, which makes up 10,014 of Georgia’s cases.
Surprisingly, the next highest age group for coronavirus cases is the 18-29 age group, which makes up 10,004 cases.