At least 1,000 people have died from COVID-19 in Georgia, as health officials say not enough people are taking advantage of the state’s ever-increasing capacity to perform tests.
Meanwhile, the Georgia Department of Public Health has released a new coronavirus dashboard that brings new data points into the conversation while raising more questions about the virus’ true impact.
As of Tuesday, April 28, at 7 a.m., the state has reported 1,000 deaths and 24,349 total COVID-19 cases from more than 127,000 tests performed. 4,748 people have been hospitalized, 1,073 of them in intensive care.
Here is the latest Georgia coronavirus news for Tuesday, April 28.