In a press release from the GDPH June 1, the department announced the following changes will also be taking place with the new report:
- Reordering the display of key summary metrics as follows: confirmed COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, deaths and ICU admissions
- A breakdown of the total number of molecular tests; the total number of serology tests; and the number of positives and percentage of positives for each test type
- Revised charts of key demographics that more clearly present data
- Improved usability of charts and refinements to labeling and supporting documentation of the data
According to the 9 a.m. daily COVID-19 update from the GDPH, a total of 471,631 COVID-19 tests and 91,184 serology tests have been administered statewide. Statewide case counts now total 47,496 cases of COVID-19, and with 471,631 molecular, or diagnostic, tests administered, this mean 10.07% of the confirmed molecular cases have returned with a positive test result. This percentage has been hovering in the 10% range since May 28, data shows.
The department's data also indicates that the state has now seen 2,055 deaths, 1,797 ICU admissions and 8,033 hospitalizations attributed to COVID-19.
Additionally, Fulton County has seen 849 hospitalizations as of 9 a.m. June 1, as well as 4,533 cases and 235 deaths all attributed to COVID-19, the data shows.