ATLANTA – Georgia added 3,816 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health.
Georgia has reported 759,228 confirmed cases and 163,136 antigen cases — an increase of 1,108 antigen cases from the previous day — since the start of the pandemic. Antigen cases show results from rapid virus tests.
The state reported 135 virus-related deaths Wednesday, bringing the toll to 12,907 deaths statewide. The GDPH suspects there have been 1,680 probable deaths related to the virus.
More than 6.5 million COVID-19 tests have been performed with an 11.2% positive rate, health officials reported.
The state has performed more than 447,000 antibody tests — which show signs of past infection — with the state reporting a 13.9% positivity rate.
So far, the state has administered more than 984,000 vaccines to eligible residents across the state.