Georgia increases virus cases by 202 Monday

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May 24—ATLANTA — More than seven million state residents have been vaccinated for COVID-19 as of Monday, according to public health officials.

Georgia reported an additional 202 confirmed COVID-19 cases Monday, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.

The state has recorded 893,624 confirmed cases since the outbreak began.

The state has reported 17,930 virus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic, with no increase reported since the previous day.

There have been 63,224 hospitalizations and 10,433 admissions into intensive-care units in Georgia due to COVID-19, according to state public health data.

Antigen positive cases were at 226,648, an increase of 91 from the previous day, while probable deaths related to COVID-19 are 2,731, according to the GDPH.

More than 8.68 million PCR/molecular tests have been performed, resulting in a 10.0% positive rate, the data stated.

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