Georgia reported 1,097 new cases of coronavirus today, making it the highest single-day increase in reported cases since May 1, when the state’s shelter-in-place order took effect.
So far in June, the state has had two days with more than 1,000 new cases reported. The last day over 1,000 cases were reported was June 13.
According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, the state now has a total of 62,009 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 2,636 deaths. There have been 9,772 hospitalizations for COVID-19 statewide and 2,122 ICU admissions.
There have been 798,284 tests performed, including 134,309 antibody tests. Of the 663,975 non-antibody tests performed, 8.4% of those tested have tested positive.
Gwinnett County continues to see a surge in cases, with 5,958 confirmed cases and 161 deaths. While Gwinnett has the most cases, Fulton County still has seen the most death’s from the virus with 304. Fulton has 5,400 confirmed cases.