September 23, 2021–7:10 p.m.
GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Six more Floyd County residents have died from COVID-19, according to the Thursday status report from the Georgia Department of Public Health.
Floyd County is now at 257 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
From Wednesday to Thursday, another death was reported in Bartow County for a total of 279.
Five more Polk County residents have died for a total of 118, and three deaths were reported in Chattooga County for a total of 102.
Statewide, there were 157 confirmed deaths reported Thursday for a total of 21,865.
Georgia has now passed 1.2 million COVID-19 cases since February of last year.
3,508 of those cases were reported from Wednesday to Thursday.