Georgia's COVID-19 case counts totaled 29,437 cases as of 7 p.m. May 4—a 2.92% increase from May 3's total of 28,602 cases, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health's latest data.

Additionally, the state has seen 5,537 hospitalizations and 1,287 ICU admissions due to COVID-19, the data shows.

Statewide test numbers also increased in the past 24 hours, totaling 183,012 administered tests as of 7 p.m. May 4—an increase of 8,212 tests, or a 4.70% increase from May 3. With 28,602 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in the state, this means 16.08% of all the administered tests so far have come back positive. This percentage has been decreasing since April 19, down to 16.08% tonight from 23.13% at 7 p.m. April 19.


Case counts in Fulton County increased by 91 cases since May 3, totaling 3,064 cases of COVID-19 as of 7 p.m. May 4, the data indicates. Additionally, Fulton County has seen 129 coronavirus-related deaths, GDPH data shows.