Over 2,100 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Ga.

Update on COVID-19
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Updated: Mar. 27, 2020 at 6:59 PM EDT
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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is reporting 2,198 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the 7 p.m. Friday (3/27) update.

The total deaths related to COVID-19 is now 65. A total of 607 confirmed cases are hospitalized.

According to DPH, there are 15 positive cases in Chatham County, seven in Glynn County, four in Effingham County, five in Bryan County, one in Liberty County, one in Long County, two in Camden County, one in Toombs County and two in Tattnall County.

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

Gov. Brian Kemp was joined by state health officials during a town hall Thursday at 8 p.m. to address the statewide response to COVID-19. You can watch a replay below:

#LIVE: Georgia Governor Brian Kemp is holding a town hall to discuss the COVID-19 outbreak. -->> bit.ly/2WJDAYK

Posted by WTOC-TV on Thursday, March 26, 2020

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