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Cobb County Schools reported 148 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the district this week.

On Friday, the school system’s website listed 4,649 cases since July 1. This week’s cases were at 33 elementary schools, 17 middle schools and 14 high schools, a total of 64 schools.

The district does not state how many infections are in students or staff.

Marietta City Schools reported 92 coronavirus cases this week at a total of 11 locations. Eighty-one cases were found in district students, and another 11 were found in district employees.

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

Cobb County's COVID-19 Numbers

Category 04/02/21 Change
Cases 58,391 +113
Hospitalizations 2,984 +7
Deaths 915 +1

Georgia's COVID-19 Numbers

Category 04/02/21 Change
Cases 854,416 +1,143
Hospitalizations 59,008 +100
Deaths 16,727 +63

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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