ATLANTA — COVID-19 cases in Georgia increased by about 1,300 overnight Wednesday while deaths increased by 14, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health’s daily report.
As of Wednesday, 334,601 Georgians have been diagnosed with the virus and 7,470 deaths have been connected to the virus, according to the GDPH.
Nearly 30,000 people have been hospitalized due to COVID-19, according to the department, and 5,546 admitted to an ICU.
More than 3.2 million COVID-19 tests have been performed with a 9.8% positive rate, health officials reported. More than 313,000 antibody tests have been done — which show signs of past infection — with the state reporting an 8.6% positivity rate.