However, COVID-19 test numbers are also rising statewide, according to the data—and the total number of administered tests is outpacing the number of positive cases so far. Between commercial laboratories and state labs, 204,137 COVID-19 tests have been administered as of 7 p.m. May 6. With 30,737 positive cases, this means 15.06% of the administered tests have returned with a positive test result.
In Fulton County, the total number of cases rose from 3,153 cases at 7 p.m. May 5 to 3,251 cases as of 7 p.m. May 6, the data shows. The county has also seen 132 coronavirus-related deaths.