Coronavirus: Case counts, testing rise statewide

Here is the latest COVID-19 case count update for Georgia and Fulton County. (Community Impact staff)
Here is the latest COVID-19 case count update for Georgia and Fulton County. (Community Impact staff)

Here is the latest COVID-19 case count update for Georgia and Fulton County. (Community Impact staff)


COVID-19 case counts statewide rose by 608 cases since yesterday, totaling 22,491 cases and 899 COVID-19-related deaths as of 7 p.m. April 24, according to the latest data release from the Georgia Department of Public Health. Additionally, Fulton County's case counts rose by 64 cases to total 2,500 cases countywide. Fulton County has also seen 91 COVID-19-related deaths.


However, testing numbers are also rising, according to the GDPH's data. As of 7 p.m., 107,176 tests have been administered between the GDPH's laboratories and commercial laboratories—an increase of 6,114 tests since yesterday—which means 20.99% of tests have returned positive.