15th case of COVID-19 reported in Fannin County

  • COVID-19 update
    COVID-19 update

The Georgia Department of Health has reported 15 cases of COVID-19 and no virus related deaths in Fannin County as of Friday, April 17 at 7 p.m.

According to the department, there are 17,432 confirmed cases of COVID-19 statewide. They define a confirmed case as a person who has tested positive for 2019 novel coronavirus.

61% of these cases are people ages 18-59, 34% are people ages 60+, 1% are 17 and under and the remainder is listed as unknown.

Of these statewide cases, there are 3,395 people who have been hospitalized, and the state has reported 668 deaths as a result of the virus at this time.

The department reports that 71,693 tests have been administered across the state. 67,077 of these were tested in a commercial lab, while 4,616 were tested in the Georgia Public Health Lab.