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LIVE UPDATES: COVID-19 count passes 2,000 in Dawson
Over 350 new cases reported locally in the last two weeks
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Jan. 20 COVID-19 data 

Dawson County 

Cases: 2,188 (+79)

Deaths: 21 (+1)  

Hospitalizations: 190 (+5)


Georgia

Cases: 695,400 (+10,637)

Deaths: 11,411 (+316)

Hospitalizations: 47,311 (+570) 

Over the last week, the number of positive COVID-19 cases in Dawson County rose past the 2,000 mark, meaning that roughly 7 percent of the county’s 27,000 residents have now tested positive for the virus.

According to data provided by the Georgia Department of Health’s Daily COVID-19 Status Report, over the last week, 169 positive cases of the virus were reported in Dawson County, along with two additional deaths attributed to the virus and 13 hospitalizations.  

Across the state of Georgia DPH reported that more than 42,000 new cases of the virus were reported over the last week. During that same period, 796 deaths caused by COVID-19 were reported and 1,999 hospitalizations.