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Here’s a look at Cobb County and state coronavirus numbers reported Tuesday, and how they compare to the day before. All information comes from the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Cobb County’s COVID-19 Numbers for Tuesday

Category 9/15 Change
Cases 18,601 +51
Hospitalizations 1,678 +8
Deaths 414 +1

Georgia’s COVID-19 Numbers for Tuesday

Category 9/15 Change
Cases 296,833 +1,571
Hospitalizations 26,665 +271
Deaths 6,398 +48

Cobb, as well as most Georgia counties, are trending downward in new cases, according to the state health department. Cobb and the rest of the metro Atlanta counties have had new cases decrease by at least 5% last week. Statewide, from Sept. 7-14, the seven-day average of new cases reported decreased 11.3%, and is now down 54% from the state’s peak July 24.

Cobb was, however, listed among counties that saw an at least 5% increase in emergency department visits last week due to COVID-19 syndrome.

A Cobb-Douglas Public Health report, including data on how the coronavirus is affecting different ZIP codes, genders and ages, is available at reports.mysidewalk.com/17554e75c1#c-452027.

For the Georgia DPH’s full report, visit dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report.

National data can be found at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website at cdc.gov.

 

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