Timeline: Evolving U.S. Policies

As infections surge again across the U.S., states are cracking down on mask-wearing and rolling back reopenings. SmartNews is tracking policy changes here.

UPDATES
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
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Georgia
Confirmed Cases Deaths†
97,064
+1,548 Yesterday
2,878
+18 Yesterday

Last Updated: 7/7/2020, 23:53 PDT

7/7/2020 - Today’s Coronavirus Report
  • There are a total of 97,064 cases, with 1,548 new cases reported yesterday.
  • 2,878 people have died, with 18 deaths reported yesterday.
>10,000 1,001-10,000 101-1,000 11-100 1-10 0
More than 50% increase in the 7-day average of new cases compared to the previous week
10-50% increase in the 7-day average of new cases compared to the previous week
County Confirmed New cases yesterday Deaths
Gwinnett 9,972 142 174
Fulton 9,066 231 316
DeKalb 7,158 145 173
Cobb 6,082 99 247
Hall 3,475 15 62
Clayton 2,439 32 81
Muscogee 2,206 29 54
Dougherty 2,030 10 155
Chatham 1,985 86 38
Lowndes 1,659 60 14
Troup 1,650 27 36
Cherokee 1,551 31 45
Henry 1,514 15 33
Whitfield 1,464 40 15
Bibb 1,346 30 41
Richmond 1,340 21 57
Glynn 1,231 59 6
Douglas 1,179 36 37
Colquitt 1,149 7 19
Forsyth 1,006 15 15
Tift 892 26 26
Carroll 881 18 40
Houston 840 7 28
Bartow 807 14 42
Coweta 794 10 16
Clarke 775 24 15
Newton 750 21 12
Habersham 729 0 38
Paulding 724 18 16
Coffee 659 13 17
Columbia 655 10 10
Floyd 629 6 15
Rockdale 583 16 11
Baldwin 582 4 34
Sumter 580 2 50
Barrow 562 8 25
Ware 538 13 16
Bulloch 532 7 4
Thomas 519 3 32
Spalding 490 9 33
Walton 490 8 28
Mitchell 468 0 39
Jackson 461 15 10
Fayette 458 8 19
Gordon 457 8 18
Chattahoochee 430 0 0
Lee 410 3 22
Harris 386 9 11
Upson 381 2 43
Walker 348 1 12
Worth 339 4 22
Catoosa 333 1 8
Butts 320 4 34
Appling 302 9 14
Crisp 297 3 12
Toombs 289 2 5
Early 287 6 31
Bacon 283 1 4
Murray 271 13 3
Stephens 269 0 6
Decatur 268 -3 8
Laurens 261 6 1
Polk 254 -1 1
Grady 237 3 4
Terrell 236 2 28
Meriwether 225 2 3
Franklin 224 0 1
Hancock 222 0 32
Dooly 217 -1 12
Pierce 217 12 5
Effingham 216 10 1
Monroe 213 9 18
Camden 212 16 2
Randolph 205 3 25
Stewart 204 0 3
Brooks 199 5 11
Putnam 199 13 12
Gilmer 197 0 2
Cook 195 5 3
Oconee 194 7 10
Ben Hill 192 1 1
Echols 187 0 0
Turner 183 1 16
Bryan 180 7 5
Atkinson 179 13 2
Emanuel 176 4 3
Calhoun 169 1 6
Liberty 168 4 1
Tattnall 164 3 0
Dawson 159 0 3
Burke 158 1 7
Jefferson 155 2 2
Lanier 153 0 3
Berrien 152 6 0
White 152 0 4
Lumpkin 148 1 4
Washington 148 2 1
Banks 143 2 1
Lamar 136 3 6
Elbert 135 4 0
Jeff Davis 135 3 3
Wilcox 132 1 15
Telfair 131 1 3
McDuffie 129 1 7
Madison 128 4 4
Jenkins 127 0 12
Peach 126 4 10
Dodge 122 0 2
Macon 121 1 9
Wayne 119 10 0
Brantley 115 2 3
Clinch 115 2 3
Jones 114 1 0
Johnson 111 3 2
Fannin 109 0 1
Greene 107 0 9
Pike 105 1 3
Oglethorpe 101 0 7
Pickens 101 0 5
Screven 101 1 7
Wilkinson 94 1 8
Hart 88 4 0
Talbot 88 0 3
Haralson 87 2 5
Marion 86 0 2
Union 85 0 3
Wilkes 85 3 1
Irwin 82 0 1
Jasper 79 1 1
Bleckley 77 0 1
Dade 76 1 1
Charlton 73 4 2
Chattooga 73 0 2
Heard 72 2 3
Candler 70 4 0
McIntosh 68 4 1
Morgan 68 0 0
Towns 58 0 1
Long 57 0 1
Pulaski 57 1 2
Rabun 57 0 3
Clay 56 0 2
Wheeler 56 0 0
Crawford 54 3 0
Seminole 54 3 2
Lincoln 53 0 1
Miller 53 0 0
Baker 44 0 3
Montgomery 41 0 0
Taylor 38 1 2
Twiggs 37 4 1
Evans 33 0 0
Treutlen 33 0 1
Warren 29 0 0
Schley 25 0 1
Webster 24 0 2
Quitman 19 0 1
Glascock 13 0 0
Taliaferro 2 0 0

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  • 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.