Georgia

Cases

New GA Cases

September 18
+1,951
Trend
Flat

New GA Deaths

September 18
+62
Trend
Flat

Total GA Cases

Confirmed cases
302,854
Deaths
6,536

Tests in GA

Positive-Test Rate
8.3%

County Trends

Rising
69
Falling
31
Flat
59

Total County Cases

>10,000 1,001-10,000 101-1,000 11-100 1-10 0

By County

Select a county
More than 50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
10-50% increase in 7-day average of new cases, compared with one week ago
County Confirmed New cases yesterday Deaths
Fulton 26,778 158 563
Gwinnett 26,403 123 388
Cobb 18,941 102 419
Floyd 2,902 61 39
Richmond 6,780 59 150
DeKalb 17,907 58 346
Baldwin 2,020 52 55
Hall 8,634 47 143
Clarke 4,821 46 41
Henry 4,895 45 96
Bibb 5,919 39 156
Cherokee 5,712 37 90
Forsyth 3,665 36 42
Whitfield 4,405 35 60
Bulloch 2,741 31 25
Paulding 2,693 30 47
Houston 3,002 28 76
Carroll 2,606 28 63
Habersham 1,531 27 65
Chatham 8,010 26 145
Columbia 3,598 25 56
Stewart 462 25 13
Walker 1,403 24 29
Coffee 1,963 23 42
Muscogee 5,831 22 160
Gordon 1,751 22 35
Liberty 1,050 21 22
Coweta 2,483 18 40
Barrow 2,054 18 44
Catoosa 1,079 18 16
Bartow 2,779 17 81
Jackson 1,855 17 30
White 710 17 17
Appling 991 16 26
Walton 1,719 15 52
Chattooga 709 15 12
Clayton 7,024 14 156
Madison 657 14 8
Douglas 3,423 13 70
Stephens 966 13 32
Peach 648 13 20
Lowndes 3,786 12 76
Newton 2,501 12 80
Polk 1,387 12 17
Rockdale 1,792 11 34
Tift 1,661 11 56
Laurens 1,557 11 62
Ware 1,456 11 53
Toombs 1,270 11 42
Upson 743 11 59
Dodge 389 11 11
Fayette 1,725 10 48
Thomas 1,465 10 58
Washington 652 10 7
Wilkinson 328 10 17
Jeff Davis 699 9 18
Putnam 673 9 23
Butts 623 9 41
Fannin 579 9 10
Banks 460 9 7
Glynn 3,400 8 92
Wayne 1,081 8 27
Tattnall 769 8 9
Union 649 8 17
Elbert 591 8 3
Troup 2,739 7 93
Murray 782 7 5
Franklin 698 7 11
Jones 523 7 8
Haralson 425 7 8
Oglethorpe 310 7 11
Jefferson 764 6 23
Burke 756 6 9
Oconee 704 6 25
Hart 482 6 12
Clinch 355 6 6
Dade 266 6 4
Colquitt 1,898 5 33
Effingham 1,338 5 22
Camden 1,208 5 7
Decatur 1,087 5 26
Sumter 918 5 60
Mitchell 770 5 45
Meriwether 530 5 12
Montgomery 287 5 5
Miller 240 5 1
Long 226 5 3
Bryan 1,046 4 11
Dawson 776 4 6
Pickens 592 4 10
Bacon 585 4 10
Berrien 430 4 11
Telfair 376 4 16
Dooly 320 4 14
Dougherty 3,100 3 182
Spalding 1,273 3 55
Emanuel 970 3 28
Lumpkin 850 3 13
Charlton 608 3 6
McDuffie 571 3 13
Early 459 3 32
Johnson 410 3 22
Jenkins 392 3 29
Hancock 386 3 41
Seminole 338 3 9
Brantley 334 3 9
Wheeler 322 3 11
Pulaski 304 3 13
McIntosh 280 3 7
Twiggs 182 3 7
Warren 131 3 5
Gilmer 792 2 11
Harris 771 2 21
Grady 738 2 21
Ben Hill 729 2 20
Lee 689 2 25
Monroe 654 2 46
Pierce 587 2 17
Cook 538 2 12
Worth 519 2 29
Greene 490 2 23
Morgan 467 2 2
Rabun 317 2 7
Towns 284 2 8
Wilkes 257 2 4
Wilcox 240 2 20
Taylor 201 2 8
Heard 188 2 5
Chattahoochee 1,613 1 1
Crisp 529 1 17
Bleckley 421 1 19
Screven 362 1 9
Lamar 350 1 17
Pike 305 1 9
Irwin 278 1 4
Calhoun 232 1 7
Macon 226 1 10
Jasper 209 1 4
Lincoln 206 1 7
Crawford 165 1 4
Talbot 158 1 5
Clay 120 1 2
Baker 75 1 3
Taliaferro 20 1 0
Atkinson 434 0 3
Evans 409 0 6
Candler 406 0 17
Randolph 331 0 28
Terrell 325 0 31
Lanier 292 0 5
Turner 289 0 22
Treutlen 244 0 7
Echols 238 0 2
Marion 185 0 8
Schley 104 0 2
Webster 43 0 2
Glascock 37 0 2
Quitman 31 0 1
Brooks 510 -1 27

Tracker: Vaccine & Drug Development

Researchers worldwide are scrambling to develop vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus. SmartNews is tracking progress here.

UPDATES
1 day ago
Pfizer vaccine trial bets on early win against coronavirus, documents show
2 days ago
US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines, officials say the shot wouldn’t be broadly available until the summer of 2021
2 days ago
Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations
9/15/2020
Pfizer says coronavirus vaccine study shows mostly mild-to-moderate side effects
9/15/2020
There may not be enough coronavirus vaccine doses to quickly supply the world, Gates Foundation says
9/15/2020
The Food and Drug Administration is weighing whether to follow British regulators in resuming AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine trial
CNN
9/13/2020
Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be given to Americans before end of the year, CEO says
9/12/2020
Oxford and AstraZeneca resume coronavirus vaccine trial
9/11/2020
Governments should begin prep for transporting COVID-19 vaccine, trade org urges
9/8/2020
AstraZeneca vaccine trial paused to investigate 'a potentially unexplained illness'
Georgia
STATUS: REOPENING
Cases
302,854 confirmed cases, with 1,951 new cases yesterday
Masks
Mask mandate in selected regions
Closures
Nursing-home visits
Fact
CDC recommends using ABHR with 60-95% alcohol in healthcare settings. Read more »

Policy last updated: 8/6/2020

Timeline: The Road to Reopening

Tracking the latest information on preventive measures and policy changes as the U.S. combats the coronavirus and struggles with when and how to reopen its economy.

UPDATES
8/14/2020
Georgia governor to drop lawsuit over Atlanta mask mandate
ABC
7/16/2020
Georgia governor sues to stop Atlanta mask mandate
7/16/2020
Georgia governor bans mask orders in 15 localities
AP
7/10/2020
Atlanta mayor prepares to roll back the city’s reopening to Phase 1 guidelines
7/8/2020
Atlanta mayor to order masks to be worn in public spaces
NPR
7/1/2020
Georgia governor Kemp says mask mandate not needed amid virus spike
6/26/2020
Georgia governor says no mandatory masks or new restrictions as Covid-19 cases rise
AJC

Coronavirus News

  • Sources: Johns Hopkins CSSE and The COVID Tracking Project
  • Disclaimer: This data changes rapidly, so what’s shown may be out of date. Table totals may not always represent an accurate sum.
  • †SmartNews is no longer displaying U.S. “recovered” data due to the lack of uniform reporting from state health departments.