ATLANTA, GA — The Georgia Department of Public Health in Atlanta reported a total of 332,311 confirmed cases of COVID-19 at 2:50 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12. According to the health department’s website, that includes 937 newly confirmed cases over the last 24 hours.
Georgia also reported 7,429 deaths so far from COVID-19, with 14 more deaths recorded in the last 24 hours. In addition, the state reported 29,656 hospitalizations — 21 more than the day before — and 5,514 admissions so far to intensive-care units.
Coronavirus numbers reported after weekends are typically lower because of lags in reporting and don’t necessarily represent trends.
No information is available from Georgia about how many patients have recovered.
Counties in or near metro Atlanta and other metropolitan areas continue to have the highest number of positives, with Fulton County still in the lead and exceeding 29,000 cases on Monday.
Fulton County: 29,170 cases