Coronavirus in Georgia | Latest data for Sunday, Oct. 18

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Here’s the latest COVID-19 case, death and hospitalization data from the state.

ATLANTA — We’re breaking down the trends and relaying information from across the state of Georgia as it comes in, bringing perspective to the data and context to the trends.

Visit the 11Alive coronavirus page for comprehensive coverage, find out what you need to know about Georgia specifically, learn more about the symptoms, and keep tabs on the cases around the world.

State and federal officials with the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are continually monitoring the spread of the virus. They are also working hand-in-hand with the World Health Organization to track the spread around the world and to stop it.

THE LATEST DATA:

As of 3 p.m., there have been 7,638 deaths in Georgia, an increase of 31 since the previous day. Over the last 14 days (10/5-10/18), the average daily increase in newly reported deaths was 34 deaths each day. Over the previous 14-day period (9/21-10/4), the average daily increase in newly reported deaths was 40.There have been 340,558 cases confirmed in Georgia, an increase of 1,174 since the previous day. Over the last 14 days, the average daily increase in newly confirmed cases was 1,259.5 new cases a day. Over …

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