Georgia Has 500 More Covid Cases Since Reopening

Georgia Dept. Of Health reported that as of this past weekend, there have been twelve additional deaths and more than 500 new cases of COVID-19 since the reopening of non-essential businesses such as barbershops, hair salons, and gyms.

The total shows an increase of cases since Friday, bringing the total amount of cases in Georgia to over 23,000, with a total of 904 death statewide. Of that total, 4,326 are hospitalized. The total number of deaths from coronavirus recorded is about 4 percent of the total number of cases reported.

62% of cases are between the ages of 18 and 59. People 60 and older make up 34% of the total cases, while people up to 17 years of age make up 2%.

These come after Governor Kemp's order of non essential businesses opening last week.

Northern Florida has opened up some of its beaches and plans are moving forward to open up other businesses in South Florida.

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