Georgia adds 300-plus virus cases

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May 26—ATLANTA — More than 7.1 million state residents have been vaccinated for COVID-19 as of Wednesday, officially recording 7,125,684 vaccinated, according to public health officials.

Georgia reported an additional 388 confirmed COVID-19 cases Wednesday, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

The state has recorded 894,445 confirmed cases since the outbreak began.

The state has reported 17,986 virus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic, an increase of 24 since the previous day.

There have been 63,477 hospitalizations and 10,489 admissions into intensive-care units in Georgia due to COVID-19, according to state public health data.

Antigen positive cases were at 227,027, an increase of 161 from the previous day, while probable deaths related to COVID-19 are 2,749, according to the GDPH.

More than 8.71 million PCR/molecular tests have been performed, resulting in a 10.0% positive rate, the data stated.

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