Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ga. climbs above 9,100

Number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ga. climbs above 9,100
The Georgia Department of Public Health says both the total number of deaths and confirmed cases of COVID-19 have risen in the state. (Source: WTOC)

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) - The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) reported 9,156 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the 7 p.m. Tuesday (4/7) update.

The total deaths related to COVID-19 is now at 348. A total of 1,899 confirmed cases are hospitalized.

Four deaths have been reported in Chatham County, two in Bryan County, one in Effingham County, and one in Toombs County.

Over 33,000 coronavirus tests have been conducted statewide.

The following are the number of confirmed cases for counties in the WTOC viewing area, according to DPH:

  • Appling County: 6
  • Bacon County: 11
  • Bryan County: 26
  • Bulloch County: 10
  • Camden County: 17
  • Candler County: 4
  • Chatham County: 120
  • Effingham County: 18
  • Glynn County: 30
  • Jeff Davis: 1
  • Liberty County: 13
  • Long County: 1
  • McIntosh County: 3
  • Screven County: 4
  • Toombs County: 8
  • Tattnall County: 3
  • Wayne County: 3

DPH releases new numbers daily at noon and 7 p.m.

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