COVID-19 case counts statewide increased by nearly 2,000 cases from June 29 to June 30, slightly lower than daily case count increases from the previous four days, according to the COVID-19 daily status report from the Georgia Department of Public Health. This report is updated each day at 3 p.m.

As of 3 p.m. June 30, case counts totaled 81,291—an increase of 1,874 cases from June 29 to June 30. The state has also seen 2,805 deaths, 2,323 intensive care unit admissions and 11,051 cumulative hospitalizations attributed to COVID-19.

The number of people currently in the hospital due to COVID-19 is still seeing record totals as well. From June 29-30, 100 more people have been hospitalized due to the coronavirus, a total of 1,459 people currently hospitalized from COVID-19, according to data from the public health department and from the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency. This is the highest number of hospitalizations the state has seen since at least mid-May.





Out of the 10,824 cumulative coronavirus-related hospitalizations statewide, 1,068 have been Fulton County residents as of 3 p.m. June 29, public health data shows. The county has also seen 312 deaths due to COVID-19 and 6,965 coronavirus cases so far—an increase of 317 cases from June 29's total of 6,648 cases.