9/28 – 10/2: Weekly COVID-19 Update

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Hannah Stai, News Editor

The pandemic roars on! As of October 1, 2020, there are 318,026 total reported cases in Georgia. As of yesterday, there were 1,720 new cases. 

The top 5 counties list has yet changed, besides the case numbers:

  1. Fulton County – 27,684 cases
  2. Gwinnett County – 27,647 cases
  3. Cobb County – 19,740 cases
  4. DeKalb County – 18,859 cases
  5. Hall County – 9,373 cases

 

In one week, the national total number of cases has risen by 297,127, and we now have a total of 7,213,419 cases. 

The top five US states with the most cases have shifted slightly:

  1. Texas – 29,368 cases
  2. California – 23,155 cases
  3. Wisconsin – 16,901 cases
  4. Florida – 15,681 cases
  5. Illinois – 14,451 cases