COVID-19 Cases in DeKalb County

DeKalb County, Georgia COVID-19 Cases

Updated: July 28, 2020

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COVID-19 Summary Report for DeKalb County
  • As of July 28, DeKalb County has reported 11,731 cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 186 deaths.
  • Public Health District 3-5 (Decatur) accounts for 6.6% of the total cases in Georgia.
  • Among all DeKalb County positive cases, 12.2% were hospitalized and 1.8% have died.

*Counts shown reflect the number of confirmed cases as of 7/28/2020 using the date of symptom onset. Where date of symptom onset were not available, the date of first positive specimen collection or the date of report creation in GA SENDSS was used instead. **Note: All data reported are preliminary and subject to change. Delays in data reporting may cause changes in data counts, particularly within the last week (shaded area).
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Table 1a. Comparison of cumulative COVID-19 case counts and Percent Change for Georgia and DeKalb County

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Table 1b. COVID-19 Cases by Public Health District

District

Count

%

LAWRENCEVILLE (3-4)

18726

10.5%

ATLANTA (3-2)

16973

9.5%

MARIETTA (3-1)

12847

7.2%

DECATUR (3-5)

11731

6.6%

LA GRANGE (4-0)

11204

6.3%

GAINESVILLE (2-0)

10543

5.9%

SAVANNAH (9-1)

9262

5.2%

ALBANY (8-2)

8374

4.7%

WAYCROSS (9-2)

7744

4.3%

MACON (5-2)

7697

4.3%

COLUMBUS (7-0)

7681

4.3%

AUGUSTA (6-0)

7049

4.0%

DALTON (1-2)

7000

3.9%

ROME (1-1)

6836

3.8%

VALDOSTA (8-1)

6024

3.4%

ATHENS (10-0)

5773

3.2%

FOREST PARK (3-3)

4253

2.4%

DUBLIN (5-1)

1837

1.1%

UNKNOWN

16743

9.4%

Table 3. COVID-19 Case Counts and Percent Change by Zip Code

ZIP

Previous Count July 26

Current Count July 28

% of Total

% Change

30058

881

927

7.9%

5.2%

30083

809

842

7.2%

4.1%

30034

771

804

6.9%

4.3%

30032

677

697

5.9%

3.0%

30084

666

690

5.9%

3.6%

30329

679

689

5.9%

1.5%

30341

627

637

5.4%

1.6%

30038

587

620

5.3%

5.6%

30340

569

585

5.0%

2.8%

30319

476

490

4.2%

2.9%

30087

454

480

4.1%

5.7%

30021

393

403

3.4%

2.5%

30345

390

401

3.4%

2.8%

30088

346

363

3.1%

4.9%

30033

339

357

3.0%

5.3%

30035

334

342

2.9%

2.4%

30294

247

258

2.2%

4.5%

30316

245

247

2.1%

3.8%

30030

236

245

2.1%

3.8%

30338

230

237

2.0%

3.0%

30360

230

237

2.0%

3.0%

30350

116

129

1.1%

11.2%

30317

110

113

1.0%

2.7%

30346

70

74

0.6%

5.7%

30307

66

68

0.6%

3.0%

30306

55

66

0.6%

20%

30324

56

57

0.5%

1.8%

30002

55

56

0.5%

1.8%

30079

50

54

0.5%

8.0%

30288

28

28

0.2%

0.0%

30031

16

16

0.1%

0.0%

30039

16

16

0.1%

0.0%

30342

16

16

0.1%

0.0%

30047

7

12

0.1%

71.4%

30349

13

12

0.1%

-7.7%

30072

11

11

0.1%

0.0%

30044

10

10

0.1%

0.0%

30318

9

10

0.1%

11.1%

30092

9

9

0.1%

0.0%

30308

9

9

0.1%

0.0%

30328

9

9

0.1%

0.0%

30094

8

8

0.1%

0.0%

30086

6

7

0.1%

16.7%

30093

7

7

0.1%

0.0%

30305

6

7

0.1%

16.7%

30322

7

7

0.1%

0.0%

30022

6

6

0.1%

0.0%

30037

6

6

0.1%

0.0%

30331

6

6

0.1%

0.0%

30344

6

6

0.1%

0.0%

Unknown

156

159

1.4%

1.9%

*Data cleaning may lead to reassignment of cases from one territory to another based on corrected addresses which may appear as “decreases” when compared to previous counts.  Zip codes with five or fewer cases were omitted from the table.



Table 4. Demographic Data of COVID-19 Cases in DeKalb County

Demographic

Count

%

Gender

Female

6196

52.8%

Male

5242

44.7%

Unknown

293

2.5%

Age Group

Under 15

484

4.1%

15-29

3045

26.0%

30-44

3429

29.2%

45-59

2636

22.5%

60-74

1439

12.3%

75-89

539

4.6%

90 and over

106

0.9%

Unknown

53

0.5%

Race

Asian

401

3.4%

Black

4974

42.2%

Other

989

8.4%

White

2132

18.2%

Unknown

3262

27.8%

Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino

1795

15.3%

Non-Hispanic/Latino

5521

47.1%

Unknown/Not Specified

4415

37.6%

*"Other" includes Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and American Indian/Native American

 
Graph 2. Proportion of COVID-19 Cases by Race
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*”Other” includes Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander.


Table 5. Hospitalization and Death Information for COVID-19 Cases in DeKalb County

Count

%

Hospitalization

Needed Hospitalization

1433

12.2%

Not Known to Have Been Hospitalized

10298

87.8%

Death

Died

213

1.8%


Graph 2-3. Distribution of Deaths due to COVID-19 by Age Group and Race in DeKalb County