Lowndes adds five virus cases Wednesday

Bryce Ethridge, The Valdosta Daily Times, Ga.
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Apr. 7—VALDOSTA — Lowndes County added five COVID-19 cases Wednesday, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health, moving the total of confirmed cases to 7,610 since the start of the pandemic.

No new deaths were reported with the total remaining at 136.

The GDPH reported Lowndes with 4,675 antigen positive cases, an increase of five from the previous day, and 360 hospitalizations and 64 probable deaths.

South Georgia Medical Center reported 283 COVID-19 related patient deaths, according to its daily report.

SGMC reports having 11 COVID-19 positive patients hospitalized, an increase of one from the previous day, with 1,501 COVID-19 positive patients having been discharged since the start of the pandemic, no change from the previous day.

SGMC continues vaccinating the public, reporting 24,684 individuals vaccinated.

The Valdosta Daily Times has a detailed list of the gender, age, race and chronic condition existence for all deaths in Lowndes County that have been reported so far. That information can be found here.