Alpharetta, Milton ZIP codes seeing at least 100 cases of COVID-19

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While all four Alpharetta and Milton ZIP codes are seeing case count increases, the ZIP codes make up only 7.8% of all 9,374 cases in Fulton County as of July 8. (Community Impact staff)

While all four Alpharetta and Milton ZIP codes are seeing case count increases, the ZIP codes make up only 7.8% of all 9,374 cases in Fulton County as of July 8. (Community Impact staff)

According to the July 8 epidemiology report from the Fulton County Board of Health, which is the latest available report, the city of Alpharetta saw three new cases of COVID-19 from July 6-8, while the city of Milton saw nine new cases during that same time. However, the four Alpharetta and Milton ZIP codes—30004, 30005, 30009 and 30022—are seeing at least 100 cases, the epidemiology report shows.

ZIP code 30022, which has the most cases of the four ZIP codes, has seen 278 cases of COVID-19 as of July 8—an increase of 18 cases from the July 6 total. ZIP code 30004 is second on the list with 219 cases, up from 201 on July 6.


Meanwhile, ZIP code 30005 now totals 133 cases as of July 8, up from 127 cases July 6, according to the report. ZIP code 30009—the ZIP code with the fewest cases of the four codes—has seen 102 cases of COVID-19, flat with the July 6 total.

While these ZIP codes and cities are seeing case count increases, all four ZIP codes make up only 7.8% of all 9,374 cases in Fulton County as of July 8.

Fulton County case counts rose by 228 cases from July 8-9, now totaling 9,586 cases as of 3 p.m. July 9, according to data from the Georgia Department of Public Health. The county has also seen 319 deaths and 1,205 hospitalizations related to COVID-19, per public health data.

Statewide, case counts rose by 2,837 cases from yesterday to today, totaling 106,727 cases as of 3 p.m. July 9. The number of coronavirus-related deaths rose by eight deaths during that same time, totaling 2,930 deaths. Additionally, 12,606 people statewide have been hospitalized due to COVID-19 as of 3 p.m. July 9, per public health data.




A total of 19,013 more viral tests were administered from yesterday's report to today's report, totaling 1,019,422 administered viral tests statewide, public health data shows. The number of positive viral tests now totals 97,500, an increase of 2,727 positive tests from yesterday. This means 9.6% of the total administered tests have returned with a positive result.


Additionally, the number of people currently hospitalized due to COVID-19 has been on the rise for nearly a month, according to data from the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency. As of 3 p.m. July 9, 2,322 people are in the hospital due to COVID-19. This is an increase of 107 people from yesterday's total of 2,215.

By Kara McIntyre
Kara started with Community Impact Newspaper as the summer intern for the south Houston office in June 2018 after graduating with a bachelor's degree in mass communication from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. She became the reporter for north Houston's Tomball/Magnolia edition in September 2018, moving to Alpharetta in January 2020 after a promotion to be the editor of the Alpharetta/Milton edition, which is Community Impact's first market in Georgia.


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