Here’s a look at Cobb County and state coronavirus numbers reported Thursday, and how they compare to the day before. All information comes from the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Cobb County’s COVID-19 numbers for Thursday

Category 8/13 Change
Cases 14,463 +184
Hospitalizations 1,441 +14
Deaths 332 +6

Georgia’s COVID-19 numbers for Thursday

Category 8/13 Change
Cases 228,668 +2,674
Hospitalizations 21,581 +202
Deaths 4,538 +83

A Cobb-Douglas Public Health report, including data on how the coronavirus is affecting different ZIP codes, genders and ages, is available at

For the Georgia DPH’s full report, visit

National data can be found at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website at

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(2) comments

richard plent

One person is dying of Covid every 14 minutes in Georgia. Kemp sits on his hands and opposes squiring masks. This will not end well. At this rate it will not end at all. Other states have crushed the virus by requiring masks and distancing. Our state lags behind as we have no leadership

Howard Peterson

I was at Kohl's & Kroger yesterday & saw 1 person not wearing a mask. Change the subject please!!

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