As the coronavirus pandemic continues, the Georgia Department of Public Health continues to report steady increases in the total number of administered COVID-19 tests—and case counts—each day, GDPH data shows. In the latest data release from the department, the total number of administered tests reached 262,179 as of 7 p.m. May 12—an increase of more than 10,000 tests since 7 p.m. May 11.
The state has also seen 34,848 cases of COVID-19 as of 7 p.m. May 12, and with 262,179 administered tests, this means 13.29% of the administered tests have returned with a positive test result so far. This percentage has been decreasing in the last week, the data shows
Additionally, the state has also seen 1,479 intensive care unit admissions, 6,227 hospitalizations and 1,494 deaths in relation to COVID-19, according to the GDPH's data. All data is accurate as of 7 p.m. May 12 and may not reflect current case status.
As of 7 p.m. May 12, Fulton County has seen 3,595 cases of the coronavirus as well as 149 coronavirus-related deaths, the data indicates.