ATLANTA – Georgia reported nearly 2,100 new COVID-19 cases and 78 deaths overnight, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health Wednesday.
Georgia has reported 796,547 confirmed cases and 176,700 antigen cases — an increase of 1,347 antigen cases from the previous day — since the start of the pandemic. Antigen cases show results from rapid virus tests.
Nearly 6.9 million COVID-19 tests have been performed with an 11.1% positive rate, health officials reported.
The state has performed more than 464,000 antibody tests — which show signs of past infection — with the state reporting a 15% positivity rate.
Nearly 1.5 million people have received the vaccine, between Pfizer and Moderna allocations.