With nearly 5,600 Georgians hospitalized with complications of COVID-19 and 91% of ICU beds occupied, smaller rural hospitals say there is nowhere to transfer their critically-ill patients. The CEO of Miller County Hospital on the state's border with Alabama says she is "demoralized and angry."
DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond is urging Georgians to be patient and vigilant in their efforts to get immunized.
The number of dead from the virus is about equal to the population of Brussels, Mecca, Minsk or Vienna.
President-elect Joe Biden is proposing a $1.9 trillion plan to expand coronavirus vaccinations, help individuals and jump-start the economy.
More than 470,000 Americans could die from COVID-19 by early February, while a new and far more infectious strain of coronavirus could dominate in the country by March, the CDC warned.
Georgia has had another record-setting day for reported deaths from COVID-19. For the fourth day in a row, the reported number of deaths has increased daily by triple digits, state health officials report.
Krogers pharmacies across Georgia are offering a limited amount of the COVID-19 vaccine to eligible customers.
State health officials who were expecting a big boost in coronavirus vaccine doses from the federal government next week will likely be disappointed: reports say the stockpile that Operation Warp Speed pledged to release this week does not exist.
Cobb County schools announced plans to transition to remote learning next week due to COVID-19 concerns.
New unemployment claims have jumped to nearly 1 million, moving up along with surging corona virus figures. Yes, unemployment safety nets are in place. But, for those filing for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, PUA, you will now have to verify employment.
The U.S. government has executed a drug trafficker for a series of slayings in Virginia in 1992, despite his recent COVID-19 infection. Corey Johnson received a lethal injection Thursday at the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Indiana.
The technology would allow individuals to obtain a copy of their immunization records through a digital wallet of their choice, such as Apple Wallet or Google Pay, while those without smartphones would receive paper printed with QR codes containing verifiable credentials.
DeKalb County health officials gave an update on Thursday about the COVID-19 vaccine and the distribution process. The event was held virtually with officials from Emory School of Medicine, Grady Health, and the CDC.
The actor's spokesman told Fox News Thursday that Diamond is facing a "severe" diagnosis, though could not yet confirm the stage.
President-elect Joe Biden is unveiling a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan aimed at speeding up the vaccine rollout and providing financial help to individuals, states and local governments and businesses.
Behind Georgia's unprecedented post-holiday surge in coronavirus infections, hospitalizations, and deaths, the Kouns' family's story is particularly heartbreaking.
Some Gwinnett County parents of special needs children say the temporary switch to digital learning following a rise in COVID-19 cases poses lots of problems for them.
In his first State of the State Address since the COVID-19 pandemic hit Georgia, Gov. Brian Kemp said the state still has a long way to go, but there is room for optimism.
A new report shows that cases in children and young adults have increased since summer 2020 with trends among younger age groups paralleling those among adults.
For the third time this week and the fourth time since Saturday, daily reported deaths in Georgia from COVID-19 have entered triple digits. Thursday marked the second-highest deaths reported in a single day in the state since the start of the pandemic.