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COVID-19 update 

ATLANTA — Georgia reports 1,686 COVID-19 cases Thursday, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health’s daily report.

As of Thursday, 336,241 Georgians have been diagnosed with COVID-19 with 7,492 virus-related deaths, according to the GDPH.

More than 30,000 people have been hospitalized due to COVID-19, according to the department, and 5,580 admitted to an ICU.

More than 3.2 million COVID-19 tests have been performed with a 9.7% positive rate, health officials reported. More than 315,000 antibody tests have been done — which show signs of past infection — with the state reporting an 8.7% positivity rate.

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