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Florida reaches over 6,000 cases; Over 3,800 confirmed cases in Ga.

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Published: Mar. 31, 2020 at 9:15 AM CDT
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Alabama

The Alabama Department of Public Health confirms there are now 949 cases of coronavirus and 13 virus-related deaths in Alabama. There are new reports of additional coronavirus related deaths in the state, but the ADPH has yet to confirm.

Jefferson County has the most cases per county with 257, while Madison County has 96 cases and Shelby County has 88 cases. These numbers were updated at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 31.

Here is a breakdown of the deaths by county according to ADPH:

• Chambers- 3

• Jackson- 1

• Lauderdale- 1

• Lee- 2

• Madison- 1

• Mobile- 1

• Montgomery- 1

• Shelby- 2

• Tallapoosa- 1

The ADPH reports 6,531 people have been tested, but adds total tested primarily represents tests that were satisfactorily performed by the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) Bureau of Clinical Laboratories (BCL), along with some data from commercial labs. Commercial labs are required, by law, to report positive tests to ADPH. Some commercial labs do not report negative specimens.

State officials opened a toll-free number for people who develop symptoms and need to be tested. For more on how to get tested, you can call 1-888-264-2256. This is not a medical helpline.

The most recent numbers are available at ADPH's COVID-19

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Florida
Florida reaches over 6,000 cases of COVID-19

As of its 11 a.m. update on Tuesday, the Florida Department of Health is reporting over 6,300 cases of COVID-19 as officials battle against the global pandemic.

Across the state, numbers of positive test results rose by 865 cases, bringing the statewide total in Florida 6,338. 242 of those cases were non-Florida residents.

Statewide the death toll from COVID-19 rose to 77.

Holmes County announced it's first case of COVID-19 on Monday. According to the FDOH COVID-19 dashboard, the individual is a resident of Florida and is a 27 year-old man.

Walton County announced they have an additional case of COVID-19. The individual is a 52 year-old woman and is a Florida resident. This brings the total number of cases in Walton County to 16.

There are two additional cases in Okaloosa County bringing the total to 38.

Bay County has seven cases, Jackson County has two cases, and Washington County has one case.

The most recent numbers are available at Florida's COVID-19

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Georgia
Over 3,800 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ga.

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is reporting 3,817 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the noon Tuesday (3/31) update.

The total deaths related to COVID-19 is now 108. A total of 818 confirmed cases are hospitalized.

Over 16,000 coronavirus tests have been conducted statewide.

Locally GA DPH reports 26 cases in Early County up from 20 on Monday. Several of those cases may be in treatment at Southeast Health Hospital in Dothan.

Seminole County has eight cases, Miller County has six cases and Decatur County report seven cases.

Georgia DPH releases updated numbers daily at noon and 7 PM.

For the latest info check the Georgia DPH COVID-19

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