Ga. surpasses 1,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19

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Updated: Mar. 24, 2020 at 7:07 PM EDT
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is reporting 1,097 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the 7 p.m. Tuesday (3/24) update.

The total deaths related to COVID-19 is now 38. A total of 361 confirmed cases are hospitalized.

Labs across the state have now tested almost 5,500 people.

According to DPH, there are seven positive cases in Chatham County, five in Glynn County, three in Effingham County, two in Bryan County, one in Liberty County, one in Camden County and one in Tattnall County.

DPH will release updated numbers daily at noon and 7 p.m.

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