As of midday Wednesday, Cobb County has had 1,981 cases of the coronavirus and 102 deaths, per the state Department of Public Health's latest report.

The county is averaging about 251 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people, according to the state.

In Georgia, there have been 30,562 reported cumulative cases and 1,305 deaths. On Tuesday, the state reported 29,839 cumulative cases and 1,294 deaths.

About 5.1% of the Cobb Countians who tested positive for the virus died. Statewide, the death rate was about 4.3%.

Of the state’s reported cases, 5,709 people had been hospitalized. Of those, 504 were in Cobb County. The Georgia DPH does not report how many people have recovered.

Cobb had the fourth-highest number of cumulative infections in the state, behind Fulton County at 3,239 cases and 130 deaths, DeKalb County at 2,353 cases and 59 deaths and Gwinnett County at 2,198 cases and 79 deaths.

According to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1,171,510 people have contracted the virus and 68,279 have died.

For the full Georgia Department of Public Health report, visit .

For the full CDC report, visit .

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